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From Reinhard Poetz <>
Subject Re: HtmlCleaningConvertor
Date Wed, 27 Oct 2004 08:13:40 GMT
Steven Noels wrote:
> On 27 Oct 2004, at 07:53, Reinhard Poetz wrote:
>> One question to the "strict" cleaning. IIRC Steven's presentation you  
>> use HtmlArea at the client. So I guess that the HtmlCleaner is in 
>> some  way optimized (at least testet) with it and it should work fine 
>> with  it. I mean that it doesn't swallow some parts of the user's 
>> HtmlArea  input, does it?
> It does, actually - by design. You need to specify the  
> not-to-be-swallowed parts [1]. Having done that, it works amazingly  
> well & gives you a nice mixture of rich-text-like, yet  
> structured-enough authoring, and the piece of mind that 1) you can  
> safely edit the same document using both IE and Mozilla without huge  
> reformatting issues, and 2) XHTML-like output is usable as XSLT input  
> without nasty clean-up stylesheets.
> [1]  
> test/org/outerj/daisy/htmlcleaner/cleanerconf.xml? 
> view=auto&rev=736&root=daisy
> </Steven>

I really like your highly configurable design. The more I know the more I want 
to see it becoming part of Cocoon :-)

Do you (OT) prefer moving it over to Cocoon yourself or should I do it? It 
wouldn't have top-priority on my Cocoon todo list but I would do the job 
sometime in November (so if somebody has more time and/or needs it right now, 
don't hesitate ;-))


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