[wp-hackers] Let's whip WYSIWYG

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 15:24:15 GMT 2005

If we need to display all the content after filters are applied, we're 
looking at maybe AJAX or something. Without rewriting filters in Javascript, 
there is little that we can do otherwise.

On 6/14/05, Bill Smith <ml_wordpress at copperleaf.org> wrote:
> David House wrote:
> >I'm not saying this is a bad development route to take, but if we add
> >WYSIWYG support, we'd have to drop the word 'semantic' from our
> >mission statement.
> >
> >
> >
> It seems to me for a wysiwyg editor to be truly useful here, it's going
> to have to display after all the applicable filters have been processed
> and after applying the current theme (theme switchers make this more
> complicated). I have a plugin that does tag substitution at filter time
> and can do it differently depending on which is the current theme. If
> there is an editor that can do this (I assume heavy mods to any of them
> mention would be required), then I think we can still meet the
> "semantic" statement. This lead to the same discussion that have been
> had in the past <em> vs <i>, <strong> vs <b>, etc. in regards to
> buttons, etc.
> Bill
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--Robert Deaton
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