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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 00:18:35 +0100
Message-ID: <45DB81CB.20105@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>, W3C CSS <www-style@w3.org>

On 21/02/2007 00:13, Daniel Glazman 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...

Forgot to mention one thing : why do you think I will _always_ be
against the deprecation of the style attribute if our styles are
CSS-based ?-)))

</Daniel>
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