dcooper at wikimedia
May 31, 2010, 11:03 PM
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Just noting that we at WMF have been talking to Wikia about taking a
Re: [Mediawiki-l] a wysiwyg editor for wikipedia?
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look at their code to see if it can be made useful for WMF properties.
Expect to hear more about Rich Text Editing soonish.
On 5/31/10 4:00 PM, Angela wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 8:55 AM, David Gerard<dgerard [at] gmail> wrote:
>> How installable and workable is this on, say, any random work intranet
>> with a fairly generic MW 1.16 installation? I may give it a go at work
> As far as I know, the problem right now is that Wikia's rich text
> editor requires core changes, rather than simply being an extension
> you can install. The code is all available at
> https://svn.wikia-code.com/ but it still needs to be packaged up to
> make it easier for third-party use.
>> ... and the problem with the wikitext being mangled is that diffs show
>> a 100% text change for any alteration
> Luckily this is now a rare bug, and not the norm. Work is ongoing to
> resolve the remaining causes of this. The aim is for diffs to work in
> exactly the same way as they do with wikitext-only.
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