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RE: browser-based editor previously (no subject)


From: Austin, Darrel
Date: Mar 29, 2006 10:10AM

> FCKEditor, when using Lynx, presented the <textarea> without
> any of the WYSIWYG goodies. That's a good thing, IMO,
> because at least it didn't break altogether. To me, that's a
> "pass". It might not be 100% equivalent access, but I'm not
> even sure such a thing is possible in this case.

While not WYSIWYG, another option may be to consider one of the 'plain
text markup' languages like Textile or Markdown. These just use a plain
text box and some ASCII characters to define HTML that is then parsed
server-side to create the proper HTML.