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Re: Simple template-based editing

From: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 10:23:51 -0700
Message-ID: <003201c5c6ac$e48b34d0$3201a8c0@Terra>
To: "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, <www-style@w3.org>

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Woolley" <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 01, 2005 12:10 AM
Subject: Re: Simple template-based editing

>> HTTP PUT is not a practical solution as it needs then parsing support
>> on server side to strip edited content.
> I identified two cases, template documents and rich form controls.
> I believe that IE's contenteditable is aimed at template documents.

Probably, but if you will open in IE following
Edit me:
<div contentEditable="true">&nbsp;</div>
edit it and save it you will not see your changes in the document.

To be practically usable, contentEditable requires some additional UI 
like in-place toolbars, etc. Now this UI is part of web page and this
page is supposed to be a clean template I guess.

Andrew Fedoniouk
Received on Saturday, 1 October 2005 17:24:03 UTC

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