KompoZer 0.7.7 review

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License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Fabien Cazenave
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KompoZer is Nvu's unofficial bug-fix release.

Here are some key features of "KompoZer":
HTML Editor
fixed: the HTML 4.01 doctype is now standard (instead of quirks)
fixed: the editor correctly selects a tab when re-loading a file that's currently edited
fixed: the editor correctly updates the window title when closing a tab (avoids crashes)
added: it's always possible to revert the current page
fixed: the PHP/Comment dialog is resizable
fixed: the current page is marked as modified after changing a PHP/Comment
added: the format toolbar has been splitted in two
added: relativize local URLs in the markup cleaner
TODO: option to launch the markup cleaner before saving/publishing
added: show id/class attributes in the status bar
fixed: id/class attributes can be properly removed with the status bar context menu
fixed: inline style dialogs have a localized title
fixed: doctype prefs are kept when a new document is created

CSS Editor
fixed: the CSS Editor becomes a real dialog box (with a OK/Cancel buttons)
fixed: the CSS Editor fits on an SVGA screen (800*600), even on MacOS X
added: graphical toolbar buttons
added: 'modified' flags on stylesheets
added: edit style rules in text mode (CSS Editor / Advanced properties)
added: keyboard shortcut (F11) to open the CSS Editor
fixed: external stylesheets can be saved on the hard disk
fixed: better serialization of CSS files
fixed: real-time preview
fixed: lots of UI bugs

Site Manager
TODO: when a file is dropped onto the main panel, a relative reference is created
TODO: local files are allowed
TODO: more file types (with custom extension list)
TODO: external application support
TODO: preferences tab

GTK+ version 2.2.x

What's New in This Release:
The SetElementEnabledById function has been modified.
It is not possible any more to crash KompoZer by changing / removing the < body > tag, for example.

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