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[Bug 14554] New: Consider adding support for contenteditable=plaintext

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Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 22:38:32 +0000
To: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-14554-2927@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14554

           Summary: Consider adding support for contenteditable=plaintext
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML Editing APIs
        AssignedTo: ayg@aryeh.name
        ReportedBy: rniwa@webkit.org
         QAContact: sideshowbarker+html-editing-api@gmail.com
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-webapps@w3.org


WebKit has been getting a lot of bugs reprots from developers who are trying to
implement plaintext editable region. Facebook for example overlays invisible
span on top of textarea to implement name highlighting.

It'll be much better if UAs supported plaintext editable region (user can only
insert plaintext but authors can insert rich content to highlight text,
etc...).

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