[chandler-users] Richt-text on notes field
adam.procter at soton.ac.uk
Wed Sep 17 02:54:12 PDT 2008
Rich text editors or wysiwyg editors are pretty bad and on mac they
have been pretty horrible.
Reformatted text has to be the new way google redcloth and bluecloth
( textile and markdown) seem to be nice.
Please no rich text editor !
On 17 Sep 2008, at 09:55, "Delphine Ménard" <notafishz at gmail.com>
> 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 
>> 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
>> 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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