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Re: Filtering clipboard MIME types (was: Re: clipboard events)

From: Daniel Cheng <dcheng@chromium.org>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2011 21:02:58 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTinK17X1V5TGxRcnGG9yxd84EES3GQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Hallvord R. M. Steen" <hallvord@opera.com>
Cc: Ryan Seddon <seddon.ryan@gmail.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 20:44, Hallvord R. M. Steen <hallvord@opera.com>wrote:

> Do native OS clipboards generally tend to have a data type saying "this is
> some random binary data"? That's more or less what I think
> application/octet-stream indicates on the web. If there isn't a common
> format to map it to on the OS clipboard side, I don't understand what's
> being proposed either. (If I had to define "common" I guess I really mean
> that the same concept exists in Desktop Win/Mac/*nix clipboard
> implementations.)
> --
> Hallvord R. M. Steen, Core Tester, Opera Software
> http://www.opera.com http://my.opera.com/hallvors/
>

If I had to map it to something, it'd represent a native file in a
clipboard/drag-and-drop operation.

Daniel
Received on Wednesday, 18 May 2011 04:03:22 GMT

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