- All blogging tools want to be content management systems when they grow up
- All content management systems wish they were as simple to use as blogging tools
- All wysiwyg HTML editors are capable of creating HTML they can’t edit
- Its quicker to learn to fly a plane than to learn Dreamweaver
- Its quicker to learn to fly a helicopter than to learn the Gimp
- “Save as..” HTML usually means turn that document into HTML line noise
- Nobody trusts their CSS hand edits (and nobody should)
- You can nest your tables in HTML and you can also stick your face in the fan, neither are advisable
- Apparently their are some Mac users who build their sites to work in Safari first. They also find themselves trying to pull their pants on over their shoes
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> Its quicker to learn to fly a helicopter than to learn the Gimp
As a hardcore Gimp user (I do a lot of stuff in scheme / script-fu), learning Gimp is probably much safer than learning to fly a helicopter.
Oh no – I’ve just written “hardcore” and “Gimp” in the same sentence ! Sorry about that Joe. To any search visitors – move along. Nothing to see here. These are not the “Hardcore gimps” you’re looking for.
Why, oh why, would anyone want to build their site to work in Safari first….
Tsk tsk tsk.