[thelist] Your top timesaving tips?

Joel D Canfield joel at spinhead.com
Thu Sep 18 21:45:20 CDT 2003

> > : Authoring HTML and CSS are not programming any more than 
> According to Merriam-Webster OnLine (http://www.m-w.com):
> --------------------
> program
> 2 : to work out a sequence of operations to be performed by (a
> mechanism) : provide with a program
> 3 a : to insert a program for (a particular action) into or 
> as if into a mechanism
> --------------------
> HTML has nothing to do with operations or mechanisms; HTML 
> only marks up
> (describes) data.
> HTML does provide a few attributes so that functionality may 
> be added to a document, but the actual functionality is not 
> accomplished by HTML.
> Therefore, writing HTML is not programming.

gah! Of course you're correct. My feeble old brain was thinking of
scripting languages and things definitely *not* HTML and CSS, which was
*exactly* what was being discussed.

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