[silva-dev] A Typographical Characters service

Andy Altepeter aaltepet at bethel.edu
Mon May 7 14:35:57 CEST 2007


On Sunday 06 May 2007 03:27, Kit BLAKE wrote:
> Hi Andy
> I was just doing some cleanup in my mailbox, and among the messages
> flagged (for later attention) I found this. Is it still in use?

Yes, we're still using it.  I can provide a patch for Silva 1.5.3 easily, or 
work it into Silva 1.6 when I do our upgrades this summer.

Andy

>
> Kit
>
> > Hi Developers,
> >
> > A question was recently posed to me about adding the copyright character
> > (©) to the 'Typographical Characters' tool in kupu.  So I thought:
> > why not have a Typographical Characters service that stores these useful
> > non-keyboard chars?  With a service like this, site-admins can easily add
> > chars, and developers can easily make this list available in their own
> > products as well as in the forms-based editor.
> >
> > So, while working on a refactor and upgrade of our silva-based cms, I
> > wrote a service for this purpose.  It requires a modification to the typo
> > chars tool in kupu, as well as small modifications to the various editor
> > widgets (another li in the notes panel).
> >
> > Ultimately, I feel that this feature is useful beyond just my
> > university's cms, so I'm wondering if something like this could
> > eventually be included in Silva (like v1.3 or beyond)?
> >
> > If infrae feels this would be useful, I'll be more than happy to provide
> > a patch and instructions on installing.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Andy
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