[chandler-users] Richt-text on notes field
notafishz at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 01:53:42 PDT 2008
On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 00:18, Robert Schöftner <rmu at unfoo.net> wrote:
> Grant Baillie schrieb:
>> a. Create a new field with HTML content, and store the plain-text
>> equivalent in the old
>> field for Web UI usage.
>> b. Store the HTML in the old field, and let web users view and
>> update the raw HTML.
>> c. Choose either a or b, and implement HTML notes in the Web UI. I
>> understand there are
>> really know this area very
> wouldn't it be possible to use something like reStructured text  to
> generate html from the text? and perhaps add a checkbox somewhere to
> switch between "source" view and "rendered" view? no additional field
> would be needed, the text would be equally useful on clients that don't
> support html and it's perhaps easier to input too.
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ReStructuredText
For what it's worth, I'm a big enemy of rich text "just like that"'.
I like rich text with a meaning, so I'd rather see something like
ReStructuredText indeed so that structure is preferred over "niceness"
in the notes field.
But then, I'm a wiki freak.
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