[development] Status update: WYSIWYG support in Drupal core

Raja Sekharan websweetweb at gmail.com
Wed May 27 03:01:28 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-05-24 at 11:55 -0400, andrew morton wrote:

> One of the things that I found insanely frustrating with pasting from
> Word was that depending on which browser you pasted it into you'd get
> an entirely different DOM tree as a result. IE6 would end up with
> something really broken while FF3 would actually handle it pretty
> well. It added another agonizing level of complexity to the testing
> process.
> andrew

The reason for this is that the <div contentEditable="true"> that is
used to provide the WYSIWYG editing is implemented by the browser
rendering engine and not javascript. 


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