[whatwg] Embedding images within editable content

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 11:19:34 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 2:53 AM, Shital Shah <sytelus at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'm wondering if there are any ideas being discussed to add an ability so
> users can embed images in editable areas.
> Many modern web applications including blogs and wikis allow users to
> visually edit content with rich formatting. However present limitation with
> all browsers is lack of ability to insert images and other media when
> editing this content. This limitation to insert images visually and
> naturally within editable content holds back several novice and even expert
> users to create rich content in web effortlessly. Please comment if any
> ideas being considered to solve this problem within HTML5 or future
> specifications roadmap.

I'm confused about what you're asking.  All decent WYSIWYG editors
*do* allow users to insert images, and often other media.  You can see
the image right in the display next to all the text while you're
editting it.


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