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Re: XML input control

From: Alexander Graf <a.graf@aetherworld.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 17:52:02 +0200
Message-Id: <88DA4A7C-B547-49ED-87AA-73B5CDB8F14E@aetherworld.org>
To: public-html@w3.org

Thanks,

I didn't check the TO address...

Best,
ag

On 26.03.2007, at 17:23, Rene Saarsoo wrote:

>
> For some reason Alexander Graf sent this e-mail personally
> to me, but I feel like it should be forwarded to the list,
> especially as I mostly agree with him.
>
> Rene Saarsoo
>
>
> ------- Forwarded message -------
>
>> I completely agree, that there is a clear need for a
>> general method to enter formatted text into webpage, but
>> it's a really-really complex problem.
>
> We all might agree on this. However, XML is in no way
> formatted text. A XML input control serves a small niche
> of people and has no appeal for the general public. I cast
> my vote against such a control.
>
> Additionally I think a rich input control should be the
> responsibility of JavaScript/XUL programmers. There are
> excellent WYSIWYG / WYSIWYM editors out there and
> replacing them with a control which provides HTML output
> is not helping anybody.
>
>
> Alexander Graf
>
>
>
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