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Re: [Clipboard] checking if implementation allows reading/writing a given type to the OS clipboard

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 20:15:45 +0100
Cc: "Hallvord R. M. Steen" <hallvord@opera.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-Id: <074DC997-1B72-49D7-BF1C-6FAFFCB80387@hoplahup.net>
To: Daniel Cheng <dcheng@chromium.org>

Le 17 févr. 2012 à 19:23, Daniel Cheng a écrit :
> Any MIME type support restrictions that apply to clipboard MIME types will almost certainly apply to DnD MIME types as well. Therefore, it wouldn't make sense to tie it to ClipboardEvent.

Not sure to understand what "lie" means.
Maybe you mean that it is a lie to use flavour names that are native names?
Can you please explain?

> Also, what does it mean to be "supported"? In new versions of Chrome, any kind of MIME type is supported in the sense that you can set data for any arbitrary type, and it can be understood by any browser that uses the same native conventions (I'd be happy to work with any other developers interested in making sure this works across different browsers on the same computer).

This sounds like a huge security leak.
What if trusted web-site docs.google.com receives a paste of easy.cms.com that just got hacked with a hack that a kind html containing a script that reads the cookie when executed?

Received on Friday, 17 February 2012 19:16:45 UTC

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