ANNOUNCE: asWedit 1.1 - HTML 3, 2 & text editor for X/Motif

ANNOUNCE: asWedit 1.1 - HTML 3, 2 & text editor for X/Motif

Post by A. Stochni » Sun, 04 Jun 1995 04:00:00



Announcing ...
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      asWedit HTML 3 and HTML 2 editor Version 1.1  (English Release)

What
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asWedit is an easy to use HTML 3, HTML 2 and text editor for X Window
System and Motif. This '3-in-1' release offers a standard text editing
mode and context-sensitive HyperText Mark-up Language (HTML 3 and HTML 2)
modes for editing of files used on the World Wide Web (WWW).

HTML features
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  o context-sensitive HTML 3 or HTML 2 mode; only tags valid in the
    current context are available
  o full support for all HTML 3 tags and attributes based on the
    HTML 3 Document Type Definition (DTD) as of 24 March 1995
    (we think it is the first HTML 3 editor :-) )
  o full support for all HTML 2 tags and attributes based on the
    HTML 2 Document Type Definition (DTD) as of 29 March 1995 (v 1.25)
  o creation of correct HTML 3 or HTML 2 documents
  o support for different styles of editing: assistive tagging, cut and
    paste, by hand and parse
  o attribute editors
  o rich set of entities, including greek and user-defined ones
  o comprehensive context-sensitive, hypertext help with topics
    on a selected tag and edited attribute (version related)
  o on-line hints when importing and correcting legacy HTML documents
  o preview mode that uses Netscape 1.1, Mosaic 2.5, Arena or Lynx
    (interprocess communication is used for Netscape and Mosaic)

General features
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  o modern graphical user interface (GUI)
  o multiple editing windows
  o pop-up menu for mouse-oriented editing
  o user customizable toolbar
  o comprehensive context sensitive, hypertext on-line help
  o multiple undo and redo of edit actions
  o all standard editing features like: text Cut, Copy and Paste,
    bookmarks, pair matching, search and replace, etc.
  o commands to change case of letters, spell and sort
  o formatting commands (move, indent, re-format etc.)
  o user customizable filters and commands
  o customization via the standard X11/Motif resources method
  o easy localization to left-to-right languages (8-bit characters)
  o special no HTML mode for quick start-up and plain text editing

Who by
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30 Hatch Road, London SW16 4PN, UK.

Release Date
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30 May 1995

Availability
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asWedit is available for free for students and staff in education and
charitable non-profit organizations, and for free evaluation by
individuals and commercial organizations. See the license for details.

asWedit is available in binary form by anonymous ftp from:

         <URL:ftp://src.doc.ic.ac.uk/packages/www/asWedit/>

The above site is known also as: "sunsite.doc.ic.ac.uk" and supports
all methods of file downloading, i.e. ftp, http, gopher, ftpmail, ...

The software is mirrored in US on:

        <URL:ftp://ftp.umbc.edu/pub/unix/www/asWedit/>

Following platforms are supported:

 file Id           System            OS
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 rs6k.aix3.2.3     IBM RS/6000       AIX 3.2.3
 rs6k.aix3.2.5     IBM RS/6000       AIX 3.2.5
 sgi.irix4         SGI               IRIX 4.0.x
 sgi.irix5         SGI               IRIX 5.x
 sparc.sunos4      SUN Sparc         SunOS 4.1.3
 sparc.solaris2.3  SUN Sparc         SunOS 5.3
 sparc.solaris2.4  SUN Sparc         SunOS 5.4
 hp.hpux9          HP9000/700        HP-UX 9.x
 alpha.osf-v2      DEC Alpha         OSF/1 V2.0
 fat3.next3        HP-PA,NeXT,i486   NeXTSTEP 3.x
 i486.linux        PC, i486          Linux
 i486.linux_dyna   PC, i486          Linux (libXm req.)

To obtain the binary distribution please download the compressed tar file
for your platform and then unpack it. For example for IRIX 5 download
a file asWedit-1.1-sgi.irix5.tar.Z. To unpack it you can use the
following:
        zcat asWedit-1.1-sgi.irix5.tar.Z | tar xvf -

(the distribution will be placed into asWedit-1.1 directory).

If you want to use Emacs bindings get the following file as well:
        emacs-mode-asWedit-1.1.tar.Z

--
Andrzej
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ANNOUNCE: asWedit 1.1 - HTML 3, 2 & text editor for X/Motif

Post by Ricky Ralst » Sun, 04 Jun 1995 04:00:00


: Availability
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: asWedit is available for free for students and staff in education and
: charitable non-profit organizations, and for free evaluation by
: individuals and commercial organizations. See the license for details.

Well... I definitely fall into the evaluation class, and I read the license,
but I really didn't see any details that interest me.  Such as -

   How much?  

Ricky