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Demoroniser: Corrects Moronic Microsoft HTML

“Many slick, high profile corporate Web sites I visit seemed to
exhibit terrible grammar completely inconsistent with the obvious
investment in graphics and design. Apostrophes and quote marks were
frequently omitted, and every couple of paragraphs words were run
together which should have been separated by a punctuation mark of
some kind.

“This remained a mystery to me until I wanted to convert a
presentation I’d developed in 1996 using Microsoft PowerPoint into
a set of Web pages.”

“A little detective work revealed that, as is usually the case
when you encounter something shoddy in the vicinity of a computer,
Microsoft incompetence and gratuitous incompatibility were to
blame.”

“… a Perl program available for downloading… which
corrects numerous errors and incompatibilities in HTML generated
by, or edited with, Microsoft applications.”

Complete
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