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Re: Safe copy and paste with scripts

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 09:11:06 -0800
Message-Id: <BBD30D32-B66C-4F6B-A6EE-DD01C51B78DC@apple.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>
To: paul@activemath.org

On Feb 28, 2006, at 5:37 AM, Paul Libbrecht wrote:

> Why is this an issue to prevent this ?
> Accessiblity ?
> After all, the provider of the page is the provider of the  
> script... or ?

It is annoying for users to be prevented from taking normal actions  
like using the standard context menu or copying text from the page.  
We get a lot of complaints about letting pages block the context  
menu, I am sure if they started blocking the copy command it would be  
much worse.

Received on Tuesday, 28 February 2006 17:11:21 UTC

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