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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2012 09:26:25 +0100
To: "Paul Libbrecht" <paul@hoplahup.net>, "Daniel Cheng" <dcheng@chromium.org>
Cc: "Hallvord R. M. Steen" <hallvord@opera.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.v9u8ebh664w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Fri, 17 Feb 2012 19:23:29 +0100, Daniel Cheng <dcheng@chromium.org>  
> 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).

I think this is the best solution. The draft should define the  
intermediate format I think so not just browsers, but also other  
applications can make use of it (at least in theory). Presumably also  
applies to drag & drop, no?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 18 February 2012 08:27:27 UTC

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