hyperlinks and paste [was: Re: Agenda 16-July-2018 outbound indicators]

On Fri, 2018-07-13 at 13:27 -0400, Sandro Hawke wrote:
> Topic for Monday's Area-1 ("Inspection") telecon: Outbound References
> (Who still uses hyperlinks and cites their sources anyway?)

i've wondered for a while about having browsers add links back to the
source automatically when people copy and paste from the Web.

Recently i copied some text from a news site and it actually did add
its URL and publication name to the pasted text, surprisingly.

Make doing the right thing be the default...


Liam Quin, W3C,  http://www.fromoldbooks.org/
liam at fromoldbooks dot org
Note new address - i'm leaving W3C at the end of July 2018

Received on Friday, 13 July 2018 18:32:16 UTC