Why don't you get the same choice in the config?
I think it is historical. Advanced editor is like a "layer" came to geeklog in 2006, it's why his setting is separate from old plaintext/html setting. Maybe it would be nice if the Default Post Mode setting is just before the Advanced Editor setting in the config aera. Anyway, it's a nice feature to have separate settings because you can disable FCKEditor and set another like Tinymce for exemple.
And again, how come the root admin always gets the advanced editor regardless of the aforementioned choice?
If you enable avanced editor, his setting is master (Sorry I don't know the right word in english).
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