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From Pier Fumagalli <>
Subject Re: WYSIWYG editing: a proposal
Date Thu, 06 Mar 2003 16:09:51 GMT
Gianugo Rabellino <> wrote:
> Tired of endless days looking for a good solution for Joe A. User to
> edit XML content, we finally decided to try to hack our way through.
> The result is currently available for a "sneak peek" on
> for Mozilla 1.3b users and
> possibly IE (click on "Edit this document" to see it in action). Don't
> expect too much, it's still quite buggy, but is seems like it might be a
> viable solution once some quirks are sorted out.
> Some words of warning:
> 1. you might need to reload your page to have the editor working, I
> don't know why and it never happened to me on other test machines...
> probably it has to do with network latency and javascript quirks;
> 2. please don't edit the front page, use the sandbox to play with the
> editor (I will however regenerate it from time to time);
> 3 there are bugs with images (easy to fix), section handling (a PITA)
> and list items (weird). Plenty of them. Actually this is little more
> than an untested proof of concept so don't hold your breath; :-)
> 4. I can't really assure that the server will be up 24/7, since it's
> unattended (it's just a "forrest run" from my shell account, and I have
> to leave shortly).
> This said, I'd be glad to have some feedback and possibly donate this
> set of hacks to the Forrest community if you are interested. We plan to
> work further on this, and would be glad both to contribute to the
> community effort and to get some help on the way. :-)
> Awaiting for your comments,

It's _GREAT_ :-) If it only worked on my Mac Mozilla 1.3... Oh, well,
mozilla under OS/X is broken here and there...


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