Hi Florian, *,
Am 05.11.2010 17:05, schrieb Florian Effenberger:
* There is currently no real WYSIWIG editor that works. If there
were, Wikimedia would use it.
I'm happy to hear other opinions, but IMHO we *NEED* a WYSIWYG
editor. Many users will be very uncomfortable otherwise, so I'd even
take the risk of slightly defective pages in favor of WYSIWYG. I use
FCKEditor on another wiki of a customer, and it performs quite well.
I'm for it, but that's just my take. ;)
I personally would never use the WYSIWYG editor. I consider myself
as an average skilled user.
Do other users need one or ask for one? I don´t know.
However, I see Wikipedia without WYSIWYG and most Wikipedia authors
are definitely far away from being a hackers brain. ;-)
Other examples, and quite compareable to us, are wiki.ubuntuusers.de
as well as the community wiki at ubuntu.com. They don´t have WYSIWYG
If a WYSIWYG editor is a risk to our content, I would recommend not
to have one. I´d rather recommend to use LibreOffice Writer and its
"Export to MediaWiki" functionality. :-)
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