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Re: 3.2 Editable Text Fields

From: Dean Jackson <dean@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2004 03:00:29 +1100
To: Thomas DeWeese <Thomas.DeWeese@Kodak.com>
Cc: Cameron McCormack <cam-www-svg@aka.mcc.id.au>, www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040305160029.GD30968@grorg.org>

Hi Thomas,

On Fri 05 Mar 2004, Thomas DeWeese wrote:

> 
> Cameron McCormack wrote:
> 
> >Tobias Reif:
> >
> >>Implementers will have a choice to embed either Emacs or Vim  :)
> >
> >
> >I vote +1 vim. ;-)
> 
>   Actually I know you were sort of joking but I was curious if it
> would be acceptable to bring the 'editable' text up in a non-WYSIWYG
> 'pop up' window.  It seems to me that the current definition is
> sufficiently 'abstract' that this would be acceptable.  Still your
> question of how existing text-properties are to be handled is
> a good one.

It was designed exactly for this to be possible.
It's essential for some languages on some devices.

However, I don't think we'll mandate vi just yet.

I must have missed the question on existing text-properties.

Dean
Received on Friday, 5 March 2004 11:00:43 GMT

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