WYSIWYG On Web Is Wrong

I know I have said this before, but WYSIWYG editor is a wrong solution for managing content on the Web. On the Web, we want content to be separated from its formatting, and WYSIWYG editors offer the exact opposite. Markdown, Textile, even WYSIWYM works well, but WYSIWYG editors are still the most user-friendly feature advertised by CMSs. [Continue]


I am sure a lot of you are aware of WYSIWYG. Most of the editors where you can select the font, the style and the colors are WYSIWYG editors, where the underlying markup is hidden under these GUI controls for formatting. I got introduced to What You See Is What You Mean (WYSIWYM) through Peter Krantz. [Continue]



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