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From Felix Knecht <>
Subject Re: Move from HTMLArea to Xinha
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2007 11:23:25 GMT
Reinhard Poetz schrieb:
> Grzegorz Kossakowski wrote:
>> Felix Knecht (JIRA) pisze:
>>> [
>>> ]
>>> Felix Knecht closed COCOON-2091. --------------------------------
>>> Resolution: Fixed Fix Version/s: 2.2-dev (Current SVN)
>>> - Added xinha and needed stylesheets to cocoon-forms-impl - Added
>>> sample to cocoon-forms-sample
>>> The xinha license seems to be still the same license htmlarea used
>>> (htmlarea license). As this license has already be used and is also
>>> listed in the legal folder I don't see any problems concerning the
>>> license.
>>> Feel free to reopen if any error occur.
>> I haven't tested your changes but I would like to something more
>> general.
>> I wonder if you have not hurried up too much with this change. Even
>> though Xinha is an obvious replacement for HTMLArea they are _not_
>> the same projects. I think that if someone wants to switch to a new
>> project she should give others a few days for comments, raising
>> concerns etc. Of course, I think that formal vote would be overkill
>> in this case.
>> It's especially valid in this case because Rice proposed to use
>> Dojo's editor as an alternative. I was going to raise the same issue
>> but wanted to do some research before so I could add some value to
>> the discussion. Unfortunately, I have not had enough time to do it.
>> Felix, all in all, I'm not against this particular change and
>> speaking honestly I _am_ happy that we finally moved to Xinha but I
>> couldn't resist commenting general practise.
> Was htmlarea removed completly or is it just a styling option whether
> I want to use Xinha or Htmlarea?

It's just a styling option you have (xinha instead of htmlarea) and no
real replacement has be done. You can use both at the moment, it depends
on the styling option you use.
I agree, 'replacment' was definitely the wrong term. It's an addition
that you now have the choice which one you want to use.

> Without having a deprecation period I'm against a complet removal of
> htmlarea as users might have their own configurations (e.g. Daisy Wiki).

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