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Re: Survival of Styling with Copy and Paste

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 00:13:40 +0100
Message-ID: <45DB80A4.4000107@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>, W3C CSS <www-style@w3.org>

On 20/02/2007 21:30, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:

> So the only feasible option of inter-document copying is use of
> pure html without any styling information. CSS (cascading) simply
> does not work in this use case.

This is false. The second feasible option is to get the computed style
of the element copied and compared it to the initial values of all
properties to extract minimalist inline styles that could be applied
to the element when copied. Not that hard to implement...

Received on Tuesday, 20 February 2007 23:14:00 UTC

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