[wp-hackers] Greetings from FCKeditor

Charles Iliya Krempeaux supercanadian at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 19:56:03 GMT 2008

If you want plugins that work with TinyMCE to work with FCKeditor too, then
you'd (at least) need to provide the same WordPress hooks for FCKeditor that
TinyMCE has.

Charles Iliya Krempeaux, B.Sc.

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On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 12:48 PM, Aaron D. Campbell <
wp-hackers at ezdispatch.com> wrote:

> I'm not speaking on behalf of WordPress either, but I like the idea of
> having both choices available in core, or at least a slightly more
> official plugin that works a little better (dean's is decent, but
> requires fixes to work on Linux, and has a few drawbacks:
> http://www.deanlee.cn/wordpress/fckeditor-for-wordpress-plugin/ ).
> Could we make both work, and allow the user to choose "Use tinyMCE
> visual editor" "Use FCKeditor visual editor" or "Don't use visual editor"
> Alex Günsche wrote:
> > Hi Frederico,
> >
> > On Tue, 2008-03-11 at 16:48 +0100, Frederico Caldeira Knabben wrote:
> >
> >> These are our first steps inside the WP devs territory, so please point
> me
> >> to the right directions to expose our ideas to you. A nice option would
> be
> >> having a quick chat with anyone or many of you, to catch up your
> >> impressions. Feel free to send me a message directly in that case.
> >>
> >
> > I'm not speaking for WordPress or for the members of this list, but only
> > for myself. Anyway, I'm afraid that chances aren't too good for other
> > editors than TinyMCE in WordPress. TinyMCE is incorporated quite deeply
> > into the WP admin area, and the WP TinyMCE contains much customization
> > by the WP devs.
> >
> > Nevertheless, choice is usually a nice thing, and I know there are quite
> > some people who replaced TinyMCE with FCKeditor by plugins or core
> > hacks. However, in my opinion, offering a core choice in regards to the
> > WYSIWYG editor used by WordPress would require some very good arguments,
> > why TinyMCE is insufficient, or why FCKeditor is a good alternative, so
> > good that it justifies the bunch of additional work for integrating
> > another editor or abstracting the structures to allow other editors to
> > plug in.
> >
> > But that's really just my two cents (and I don't even use WYSIWYG
> > editors).
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> > Alex

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