[wp-hackers] Buttonsnap for WordPress 2.1 ?

Ryan Boren ryan at boren.nu
Tue Jan 9 22:54:46 GMT 2007

On 1/9/07, Robert Deaton <robert at lushlab.com> wrote:
> On 1/9/07, Andy Skelton <skeltoac at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 1/9/07, Per Soderlind <per at soderlind.no> wrote:
> > > Just started with the upgrade of ImageManager to WordPress 2.1.
> ImageManager
> > > uses buttonsnap to add a button to the editor. Since the current
> version of
> > > buttonsnap doesn't support the tinymce editor in WordPress 2.1 will
> there be
> > > an update of buttonsnap or are there other alternatives ?
> >
> > This may be ancient history and history may have been my worst subject
> > in school, but I believe ButtonSnap was a product of the evil genius
> > Owen Winkler [1]. I do most of the TinyMCE maintenance for WordPress
> > but I never studied up on ButtonSnap because it was so capably
> > maintained on Owen's WP projects page [2]. Now I can't find there.
> >
> > Owen, what's the status?
> I talked to Owen about this, and he basically said that there's an
> issue with Buttonsnap in that its shooting for a moving target as far
> as the TinyMCE version in WordPress, so really any sort of library for
> this kind of development needs to go into WordPress core, because
> trying to get the plugin to hit that moving target is just too much
> hassle.

Including it in core is fine by me.

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