[theforum] WYSIWYG Editor

Sarah Adams sarahwbs at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 09:25:11 CST 2009

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Subject: Re: [theforum] WYSIWYG Editor
From: Martin Burns <martin at easyweb.co.uk>
To: theforum at lists.evolt.org
Date: Fri Jan 30 2009 06:30:36 GMT-0400 (Atlantic Standard Time)

> On Fri, 30 Jan 2009 09:34:29 -0000, "Simon MacDonald" wrote:
>> When the new drupal 6 site and design are ready, is there any intention to
>> move to using a wysiwyg editor for content editing e.g. like tinyMCE which
>> drupal supports?
> Of course it could be done, but I think
> 1) Our author audience wouldn't see HTML writing as a barrier
> 2) It's an idiot filter - if you can't write HTML, or work out the 'filtered HTML' option, then the chances of you being able to submit something worthwhile are pretty slim
> 3) Need to be convinced that wsiwyg editors cope with inline code
> Cheers
> Martin

I wouldn't assume that all author's write HTML - what about IA experts,
graphic designers, etc?

Just my 2 cents.

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