[Mediawiki-l] WYSIWYG

Brion Vibber brion at pobox.com
Mon Jul 19 22:26:08 UTC 2004


Nick Bell wrote:
> I know this is probably anti-Wiki too, but is there any way of 
> incorporating a WYSIWYG editor (a la htmlarea) into mediawiki?

Not at present. You'd have to either give everything over to HTML or try 
to hack a wiki<->html<->wiki converter, which would inevitably be lossy, 
or put a *lot* of effort into a magic JavaScript/DHTML reimplementation 
of text editing.

Some discussion: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WYSIWYG_editor

-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com)
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