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Re: Safe copy and paste with scripts

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 08:15:06 +0100
Message-ID: <4411277A.5030800@activemath.org>
To: doug.schepers@vectoreal.com
Cc: 'Web API WG' <public-webapi@w3.org>

Doug Schepers wrote:
> Note that I do not consider the ability to place or replace data in the
> clipboard to be a security issue, merely a possible source of annoyance and a usability issue.
I kind of agree but it would be a bit reductive to define a spec for 
copy (for which I'd like to help), without a spec for paste in a world 
where in-page-editors are common-food.
(typically, one wants to be able and interpret the paste of a location 
in Earth as well... from Route 66 or my address-book, two desktop apps, 
to Google-Maps, or?).

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