[development] Why Drupal 5.x must have built-in WYSIWYG Editor?

adrian rossouw adrian at bryght.com
Fri Oct 6 14:54:33 UTC 2006

On 06 Oct 2006, at 3:05 PM, Michelle Cox wrote:

> While I don't agree that Drupal needs a WYSIWYG built in, I do like  
> this idea. If I'm understanding right, it's basically a hook to  
> call whatever editor the user has installed or a plain text area if  
> none. From my non-dev perspective, that sounds like a useful thing.  
> Would be especially nice if there was a way to make it so that, for  
> example, my users get BBCode and I get QuickTags. And that they  
> only show up when editing the main text of a node.
for the longest time i've advocated that the tinymce module etc just  
extend the form
and add a '#wysiwyg' => true property, to whatever field they want.

this means anyone else can also go and add that property to any form  
they feel like.

if the element is set , and the module is not available, it is just  

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