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Re: Safe copy and paste with scripts

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 13:38:25 -0800
Message-ID: <44061451.8070508@sicking.cc>
To: paul@activemath.org
Cc: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>, Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>

Paul Libbrecht wrote:
> Jim Ley wrote:
>> The bigger problem is not cancelling it's changing - so you go to copy 
>> a url into an email message, and a different link ends up on the 
>> clipboard.
> That can only be avoided by using explicit actions such as "copy text" 
> which would avoid the possibly good value the element would make as copy.

I don't want to add a 'copy text' menu item next to every 'copy' item in 
firefox. First of all it clutters the UI, second, users won't know when 
to use which.

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 1 March 2006 21:36:24 UTC

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