[whatwg] Re: several messages
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Dec 3 15:37:19 PST 2004
On Tue, 9 Nov 2004, Max Romantschuk wrote:
> > Having considered all the suggestions, the only thing I could really
> > see as being realistic would be to do something similar to (and
> > ideally compatible with) IE's "contentEditable" and "designMode"
> > attributes.
> I support this idea. My experience with our CMS product at work support
> the idea of standardizing these features. The approach allows for
> designing standards based layouts and making them near-WYSIWYG editable.
> End users with nothing more than MS Office experience can produce high
> quality content when the page editing is limited in a sensible way.
> (Allow for limited styles etc. to keep things at bay.)
> > I've added a placeholder section to Web Apps for now (7. Editing).
> > I'll be filling it in due course. If anyone has any comments related
> > to IE's contentEditable/designMode feature (problems with it, quirks,
> > undocumented features, etc), please let me know.
> One important thing (which probably/unfortunately has to be done largely
> by testing) is to determine which elements should allow editing and how
> they are to behave. In our CMS we try to make only DIVs and SPANs
> editable, but according to MS documentation  it seems the property
> can be applied to most elements.
I'll look into it. Thanks!
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