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Editing <pre> nodes could be nicer
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As we won't do T156675: Allow editing <pre> inline, without a popup dialog/inspector for a long while, we should make the experience of editing <pre> nodes (not indent-pre blocks) a bit nicer.

We should allow:

  • make the editing experience nicer and more performant;
  • explain to users what they're editing, somehow;
  • converting from <pre> to indent-pre; and
  • allow creating new ones, maybe.

(Split off from T159231: <pre> text displays contents in the surface without the newlines, which is confusing..)

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Restricted Application added a subscriber: Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptMar 8 2017, 1:05 AM

Change 340554 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jforrester; owner: Bartosz Dziewoński):
[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor] Update <pre> support for Parsoid changes

Jdforrester-WMF closed this task as Resolved.Mar 14 2017, 9:10 PM
Jdforrester-WMF removed a project: Patch-For-Review.
Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from To Triage to TR1: Releases on the VisualEditor board.

Good enough.

Restricted Application added a project: User-Ryasmeen. · View Herald TranscriptMar 14 2017, 9:10 PM

Change 340554 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/VisualEditor] Update <pre> support for Parsoid changes