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Re: DnD vs CnP (was Copy/Paste Events)

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 23:53:55 +0200
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C8AD7EED-E9E6-4980-8719-B5897F66937A@activemath.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>


Le 31-août-09 à 04:44, Ian Hickson a écrit :

>> Honestly, I find the whole DnD and CnP treatment in HTML5 quite much
>> ad-hoc. It's welcome to have such an addition but it makes too many
>> arrangements and still is hard to read.
>
> Yes, it's a horrible model. It's one that had been implemented  
> multiple
> times before the spec existed, and implementations trump pretty much
> everything except security problems when it comes to deciding what the
> spec should say.

could I request a pointer to implementations or, even better, test- 
cases ?

Maybe they could encourage or disappoint server implementors.
If it's what I know of MSIE then it will discourage us.
(as far as I recall: unstable because of lack of complete security,  
only three flavours)

paul

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