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[Bug 16094] New: Do not allow editing commands to affect editing hosts that aren't near the selection

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Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 20:43:04 +0000
To: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-16094-2927@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=16094

           Summary: Do not allow editing commands to affect editing hosts
                    that aren't near the selection
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML Editing APIs
        AssignedTo: ayg@aryeh.name
        ReportedBy: ayg@aryeh.name
         QAContact: sideshowbarker+html-editing-api@gmail.com
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-webapps@w3.org


(In reply to bug 13118 comment #20)
> I think similar problems can arise with selections spanning non-nested editing
> hosts, or outside of editing hosts entirely.  E.g., per current spec, running
> "indent" on
>   foo<div style=display:inline contenteditable=true>bar</div>[baz]
> will actually produce
>   foo<div style=display:inline
> contenteditable=true><blockquote>bar</blockquote></div>[baz]
> or something, I think.  This is probably just a spec bug, though!  Probably
> block-extending the selection shouldn't cross editing hosts.
> 
> So we should try to make sure that commands don't affect any editing hosts that
> aren't ancestors of some node that's contained or partially contained in the
> selection?

This should be changed.  If the selection doesn't touch an editing host,
commands should never affect it.  Likewise, if multiple beforeInput events get
fired at different editing hosts, canceling some should make the command not
affect that editing host.

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