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From Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (2000-02-03) | Glossary for this source

An "authoring tool" is any software that is used to produce content for publishing on the Web. Authoring tools include: Editing tools specifically designed to produce Web content (e.g., WYSIWYG HTML and XML editors);Tools that offer the option of saving material in a Web format (e.g., word processors or desktop publishing packages);Tools that transform documents into Web formats (e.g., filters to transform desktop publishing formats to HTML);Tools that produce multimedia, especially where it is intended for use on the Web (e.g., video production and editing suites, SMIL authoring packages);Tools for site management or site publication, including tools that automatically generate Web sites dynamically from a database, on-the-fly conversion and Web site publishing tools;Tools for management of layout (e.g., CSS formatting tools).
authoring tool

From Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 (1999-05-05) | Glossary for this source

HTML editors, document conversion tools, tools that generate Web content from databases are all authoring tools. Refer to the "Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines" ([WAI-AUTOOLS]) for information about developing accessible tools.

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