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From Ugo Cei <>
Subject Re: Wyona / Xopus (IE vs.Mozilla)
Date Mon, 11 Mar 2002 08:51:01 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

>  4) Currently only IE 5.5+ implements this using the
> contentEditable='true' attribute on every element. Mozilla has scheduled
> such a feature for version 1.1 to be released in July. See 
> [please, go there and vote for that bug so that it ends up in the tree
> faster!]

Voted! 41 votes so far.

>  5) Xopus uses contentEditable="true" as a in-place editing widget and
> adds a layer of driving logic based on client side XML/XSLT/XMLSchema to
> implement MVC. This is a possible solution but, for sure, not the only
> one. The same processing (creating a editing controlling javascript for
> the page) can be done on the server side. No, Ugo, we don't need to do
> it on the client side.

As long as the number of roundtrips from client to server is kept to a 
minimum, I agree with you.

> Also, I believe that there is no need for XSLT on the client side (CSS
> styling is enough for most inline editing needs, since the hard-core
> transformations normally don't happen at the content level but at the
> page structure level, which is normally *never* edited this way!)

Of course.


Ugo Cei - Consorzio di Bioingegneria e Informatica Medica
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