Last updated March 11, 2011.
At the start of the Drupal 7 release cycle, Dries outlined the top 10 features that should be added to Drupal core for a "killer release".
The top three:
- Better media handling
- Custom content types in core
- WYSIWYG editor
#1 and #2 were "done", making WYSIWYG editor in core the #1 initiative for Drupal 8.
This initiative is being discussed in the following areas:
WYSIWYG in Core Sandbox (sandbox of quicksketch).