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Bug 177 - Fallout from removing the WYSIWYG section.
Fallout from removing the WYSIWYG section.
Classification: Unclassified
Component: General
All All
: P2 normal
Assigned To: Henri Sivonen
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Reported: 2008-05-12 13:17 CEST by Nobody
Modified: 2008-05-22 14:57 CEST (History)
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Description Nobody 2008-05-12 13:17:31 CEST
Index: source
--- source	(revision 1512)
+++ source	(revision 1513)
@@ -192,8 +192,7 @@
   <p>There are also a couple of appendices, defining <a
-  href="#wysiwyg">shims for WYSIWYG editors</a>, <a
-  href="#rendering">rendering rules</a> for Web browsers, and listing
+  href="#rendering">rendering rules</a> for Web browsers and listing
   <a href="#no">areas that are out of scope</a> for this
@@ -428,9 +427,12 @@
     make informed choices regarding which HTML elements and attributes
     are most appropriate.</p>
-    <p>However, WYSIWYG tools are legitimate, and this specification
-    <span title="WYSIWYG editors">makes certain concessions to WYSIWYG
-    editors</span>.</p>
+    <p>However, WYSIWYG tools are legitimate. WYSIWYG tools should
+    only use elements they know are appropriate. This might in certain
+    extreme cases mean limiting the use of flow elements to just a few
+    elements, like <code>div</code>, <code>b</code>, <code>i</code>,
+    and <code>span</code> and making liberal use of the <code
+    title="attr-style">style</code> attribute.</p>
     <p>All authoring tools, whether WYSIWYG or not, should make a best
     effort attempt at enabling users to create well-structured,
@@ -6194,9 +6196,7 @@
    <dd><p>The value must be a free-form string that identifies the
    software used to generate the document. This value must not be used
-   on hand-authored pages. WYSIWYG editors have <span title="WYSIWYG
-   signature">additional constraints</span> on the value used with
-   this metadata name.</p></dd>
+   on hand-authored pages.</p></dd>
    <dt><dfn title="meta-dns">dns</dfn></dt>
Comment 1 Henri Sivonen 2008-05-22 14:57:47 CEST
Not actionable.