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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: Wyona / Xopus (IE vs.Mozilla)
Date Fri, 15 Mar 2002 12:50:41 GMT
Ugo Cei wrote:
> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> > I must be entirely honest with you, Michael: I have the perception that
> > there are just a few person on this list who understand what you are
> > talking about because they haven't seen Xopus in serious action.
> I have finally been able to put my hands on a serious workstation
> running IE6 and I must admit that Xopus is simply wonderful.
> Maybe what is shown in the demo at the Q42 site is not a complete
> picture of it's capabilities, but it's been enough to make me
> and all of my coworkers very excited.

Nice to hear this :) [finally the picture starts to come across]

> In the meantime, I've been experimenting with the XUL <editor>,
> but if I'm not mistaken it is not possible to instantiate an editor
> if the XUL file is not loaded from a "chrome://" URL. This pretty much
> rules out the possibility of producing pages for Mozilla with an
> embedded editor from Cocoon, doesn't it? :(

I don't picture us using <editor> at all, so this shouldn't be a

<editor> is something they use for HTML composing and email composing
and it's an all or nothing editing-type, we don't want that.

When they will implement contentEditable for mozilla (remember to vote
on bugzilla for that! bug# 97284!), you just have to write a bunch of
javascript around that feature and turn that attribute on (either on the
server side or on the client side)... but I see no needs to use XUL for

Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<>                             Friedrich Nietzsche

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