[wp-design] WYSIWYG anyone?

Khaled Abou Alfa khaled.aboualfa at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 18:52:37 GMT 2005

Well that's rubbish now isn't it :). Dammit I want my text align
feature as standard. Oh well you win some you loose some.

On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 19:09:46 +0100, Joen Asmussen <joen at noscope.com> wrote:
> Khaled Abou Alfa wrote:
> >I think a WYSIWYG feature would bring a lot to the program, but like
> >Matt said it would have to be limited, and it would have to generate
> >valid code, which all the one's I've tried so far give me some serious
> >rubbish on the other hand.
> >
> >
> Valid code of course. That's one of the values of Wordpress, maybe not a
> core value, but not something to discard.
> >I disagree on the text align. I use it all the time, in fact I've
> >added a 'center' tag in my admin file, and a image align left and
> >align right. I think these things are useful. Not really sure I see
> >the reason why you guys are adverse to here. Is there a particular
> >reason why this is not something we should be persuing?
> >
> >
> Actually, it hit me right after I sent the mail.
> strong, em, a, ul ol etc are semantic tags. There's no semantic tag for
> text align left, right, center or justified. As such, it would mean
> wrapping elements in a <span> with a hardcoded class. Thinking more
> about it, that was a mistake on my part. We should leave out text-align.
> With that said, I still think some form of "align" could be cool, i.e.
> to float images left / right. But that would be the same story about
> spans, etc.
> In a case like this, I think we should probably follow the Firefox
> example of keeping the core files lightweight, and leaving the rest to
> extensions / plugins.
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