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Re: Technique Reducing The Need For In-Your-Face URLs

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 22:52:57 -0500 (EST)
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>
cc: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>, <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0101192249560.23229-100000@tux.w3.org>
On Thu, 18 Jan 2001, Sean B. Palmer wrote:

  > reading something on a web page and then wanting to email
  > it to you, so I copy-and-paste and send it to you.  The links
  > will be lost during that process.

  Good point. I wonder if in the future there will be different kinds of
  copying mechanisms: copying media and converting it into text form? For
  example, if I select a Web page, and copy the text, it should convert the
  <img alt=""> to their alt attributes, and <a href=""> to their href
  attributes... Maybe AU would be interested in that?

CMN: There is an ATAG checkpoint requiring that the copy operation (well
actually all editing operations and conversions) hang on to all the

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