[pmwiki-users] Whither WYSIWYG? Contract/Contribution - lets make it happen

Simon nzskiwi at gmail.com
Sat May 14 04:29:10 CDT 2011

Hello PmWiki users, any thoughts, contributions towards WYSIWYG


On 7 May 2011 20:25, Al Louis Ripskis <ripskis at sprynet.com> wrote:

> <From: Simon Sent: May 7, 2011 4:38 AM
> <I for one, would be happy to make a donation to cover, say 1/2 a day of
> Petko's time working on this.
> <If another 20 people did this that would be two weeks work
> Petko,
> You have done some great work for PmWiki and this group.
> We need that final WYSIWYG feature to make this an outstanding wiki!
> What about Simon's suggestion?
> What do you estimate it would take to do it and how long would it
> take? What cost?
> Thanks,
> Al
> On 5 May 2011 23:08, Petko Yotov <5ko at 5ko.fr> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 04 May 2011 19:53:11, Al Louis Ripskis wrote :
>> > At the end of March there was a lot of traffic about the need for some
>> form
>> > of WYSIWYG for PmWiki. Almost everyone was in favor of it.
>> > Now the question is, what has happened since then?
>> > Who can give us a progress report?
>> It hasn't progressed much. There are a number of technical difficulties
>> about
>> fixing bugs in the javascript editor, integrating the rich text in the
>> wiki
>> page, working with existing wiki pages, working with mixed
>> richtext/wikitext
>> pages, upgrading/downgrading, working with page sections, working with
>> uploads/files/attachments, autosuggesting internal links etc. Once the
>> difficulties overcome, it should be a piece of cake. :-)
>> At the moment nobody is paid to work on this feature, so there are no
>> contract
>> deadlines. It will progress as fast as I find "free" time and I decide to
>> spend it working on the RichText editor instead of doing something else.
>> :-)
>> That said, I very much appreciated all the comments and ideas that people
>> on
>> the list gave me. I'll use them.
>> Thanks,
>> Petko

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