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Re: copy events and content from server

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 20:21:29 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=dyg36WOkQ+mvVL9-VSMXbDSMgZQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Hallvord R. M. Steen" <hallvord@opera.com>
Cc: Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 8:10 PM, Hallvord R. M. Steen
<hallvord@opera.com> wrote:
> Practically, the other downside is that since we re-use HTML5's DataTransfer
> for clipboardData, this will have to be defined in the HTML spec - since
> it's a new feature I guess that at this point means it will go into HTML6,
> so we won't see it for a while. I think Ian Hickson keeps track of such
> feature requests but I'm not entirely sure how to get it onto his list.

New features can still be added freely to the WHATWG's draft of HTML,
which will presumably be the basis of HTML6 when it arrives, and which
implementers can refer to in the meantime.  You can post to
whatwg@lists.whatwg.org or file a bug against HTML5 to get on Ian's
list.  I assume that the W3C will want to start publishing HTML6
sooner rather than later, too, because otherwise implementers will be
forced to refer to the WHATWG copy exclusively if they intend to
implement any new features beyond HTML5 (which they will).
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