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Was FCKEditor suppose to be in CFMX7?

Posted in ColdFusion by rip747 on May 23, 2007

While researching some stuff for ICEGen, I was browsing through the XSL files used by the CFFORM and came across something interesting. Apparently there is a reference to FCKEditor in one of the files. In the file /CFIDE/scripts/xsl/basic.xsl there exists a comment on line 88:

bsahlas 5/26/05:
commenting out the superfluous include reference to _fcktextarea.xsl for now.
Not sure what *samples/* folder we’re referencing. Since this file cannot be found it’s throughing errors.
<!– <xsl:include href=”samples/_fcktextarea.xsl”/> –>

So apparently there was some sort of development going on to allow a richtext editor within CFMX7 at some point. Don’t know why they decided to pull the plug on it, but it’s fun to speculate. BTW it’s throwing not throughing 😉


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  1. Jeremy French said, on May 24, 2007 at 2:42 pm

    It was supposed to be in CF7 and is going to be in CF8. It was pulled from 7 because they couldn’t get the bugs worked out in time for the release. Ben Forta mentioned this in one of more of his CFUG addresses, I think.

  2. RaiulBaztepo said, on March 28, 2009 at 5:58 pm

    Very Interesting post! Thank you for such interesting resource!
    PS: Sorry for my bad english, I’v just started to learn this language 😉
    See you!
    Your, Raiul Baztepo

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