[development] rich text editor
Daniel F. Kudwien
news at unleashedmind.com
Mon Feb 4 16:08:50 UTC 2008
The Wysiwyg  project along with a working group  was initiated to
create a contrib module that shall act as a controller (and integration) for
any RTE/Wysiwyg editor. Most of the current maintainers of editor
integration modules in contrib have already expressed their interest.
Furthermore, the goal for Wysiwyg is to have a central API for editor
plugins that are provided by Drupal contrib modules (aka. external plugins),
like Image Assist, Asset, aso. So, if a Wysiwyg editor is enabled for a
textarea, a plugin button should be displayed in its toolbar, otherwise a
plugin button should be displayed below a plain-text textarea. In addition,
all of these inserted contents should be editable afterwards. However, this
requires us to have a generic/default way of inserting contents generated by
other Drupal modules into a textarea -- and this is, where Inline API 
comes into the game.
I'm working concurrently on these efforts. Unfortunately, building these
APIs to support every textarea in Drupal, every editor, and every possible
use-case is a quite complex task and requires studying a lot of modules in
contrib. My personal goal is to have both projects at least in a beta state
in 2008. Of course, any help is appreciated.
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