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2010/11/5 Stefan Weigel <>:
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
as well as the community wiki at 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. :-)

I would second Stefan.
A WYSIWYG-Editor is not needed, just a risk and we have to tidy up behind.

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