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[whatwg] Ongoing work on an editing commands (execCommand()) specification

From: Tim Down <timdown@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 00:40:02 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=gN_NvAZFFz81Q9=yoGYcYBL_u+A@mail.gmail.com>
Is there an overwhelming reason why execCommand() should be restricted
to contentEditable/designMode elements, as the spec seems to suggest?


On 1 March 2011 18:36, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c at gmail.com> wrote:
> Two or three weeks ago I began writing a specification for
> execCommand() and related functions. ?I don't have anything
> implementable yet -- it's very incomplete and there are known issues
> with the existing stuff. ?But I thought I'd post it for any early
> review comments on the direction I'm taking, particularly from
> implementers but also from anyone else familiar with the APIs (e.g.,
> someone who's used them in practice):
> http://aryeh.name/gitweb.cgi?p=editcommands;a=blob_plain;f=editcommands.html;hb=HEAD
> The plan is that this should be merged into the main HTML spec, with a
> full test suite, by the end of August. ?Feedback appreciated.
Received on Wednesday, 6 April 2011 16:40:02 UTC

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