On Tunes Distributed Publishing (TDP) (was: Tunes)

Tom Novelli tnovelli at gmail.com
Sat Mar 24 05:15:16 PDT 2007

Thanks, Massimo.. That's A LOT of material... It'll take a long time
to digest, giving you a welcome respite. :-)

Speaking of markup.... The WWW has improved considerably since Fare
wrote "Tunes vs. the WWW".  XML, CSS, separation of structure &
presentation, _useful_ client side scripting... There's light at the
end of the tunnel.

I just discovered that modern web browsers have a built-in "Design
Mode" WYSIWYG editor, which is quite easy to incorporate into a CMS.
I'm tempted to abandon the Wiki-text approach... If we use XML
instead, I think we can deal with links and footnotes more robustly.
I'm all for doing this the easy way, as there's no sense investing
more than necessary in such an immature system.

A big example -

A simple version I'm trying out - http://tom.bespin.org/edit.html

Does this look promising?

- Tom

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