[development] WYSIWYG editors considered harmful for site admins (and in general, but that's a separate thread)

Dries Buytaert dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 14:21:45 UTC 2007

On 13 Mar 2007, at 13:51, Joakim Stai wrote:

> I think some developers need to lay their personal issues with WYSIWYG
> editors aside and acknowledge that it is wanted and needed by many end
> users of Drupal. It's something so important for so many users (also
> potential ones) that it should be something easy to implement and safe
> to use.

Yes.  WYSIWYG editors are here to stay, and it's our task to make  
sure they can be used securely and conveniently.

I've suggested adding the input formats to the textarea form element  
before, so I think that the discussion/work at http://drupal.org/node/ 
125315 has potential.  Let's tune in and help out with that.  :-)

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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