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Re: WYSIWYM editors

From: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 20:27:12 +0900
Message-ID: <45FE7390.7080100@students.cs.uu.nl>
To: Mihai Sucan <mihai.sucan@gmail.com>
CC: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>, public-html@w3.org
Mihai Sucan schreef:
>> Where it's possible to know what the editor meant, tools like Tidy 
>> can fix
>> the code. But often it is necessary for the user to make the right 
>> choice. We
>> need editors that help users make that right choice (subtly, without 
>> getting
>> in their way), instead of offering WYSIWYG options like bold, font 
>> changes,
>> etc.
>
> Yes, exactly. In many, many cases font colors, font sizes actually 
> convey the meanings of headings. For such cases, I simply fine-tune 
> the configuration of my script, to "translate" specific tags (e.g. 
> specific <font color>, <font size>) to headings. 

In mails, I see a lot of people use colours where they really want to 
use <blockquote> and <q>’s :)


~Grauw

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