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Re: XML input control

From: Alexander Graf <a.graf@aetherworld.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2007 13:02:17 +0200
Message-Id: <7933B93D-5068-498E-9ACE-58DEF8193408@aetherworld.org>
Cc: <public-html@w3.org>
To: Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel@gmail.com>

If not JavaScript then there is XUL. I think it's far more practical  
to force browser
vendors to implement scriptable GUI toolkits (like XUL) instead of  
creating a one-
size-fits-all WYSIWYG editor. Such a control would have to be extremely
configurable...

- ag


On 27.03.2007, at 06:58, Mike Schinkel wrote:

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> Alexander Graf wrote:
>> That was more a hypothetical statement. A good WYSIWYG JS
>> editor is /possible/ just not implemented (yet).
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> I would argue it is not implemented yet because it is difficult if not
> impossible to develop a good one in Javascript. An editor is too  
> complex to
> perform well when implemented with client scripting, and much deal  
> with
> different browsers.  It makes far more sense (to me) to see such
> functionality implemented in the browser; if nothing else it  
> eliminates
> browser incompatibility.
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> -Mike Schinkel
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