[theforum] WYSIWYG Editor

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Fri Jan 30 14:17:14 CST 2009

On 30 Jan 2009, at 12:04, adrinux wrote:

> 2009/1/30 Martin Burns <martin at easyweb.co.uk>:
>> 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
> All good points as far as articles go, especially with most articles
> probably being written off site then pasted in.
> But comments are a bit different.

Why? If you can't write basic HTML, or work out what the filtered HTML  
option will do, I'm not sure you have a worthwhile contribution to  
make. Those users *should* be read only.

We are not Facebook (ie mass market, no pre-knowledge required, hand  
held throughout).


 > Spammers: Send me email -> yumyum at easyweb.co.uk to train my filter
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