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Re: HTML - No Copy Option

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:05:47 +0200
Message-ID: <540EED1B.8000602@gmx.de>
To: Jonathan Homer <jhomer@jasoftware.com>, public-html@w3.org
On 2014-09-09 10:00, Jonathan Homer wrote:
> Hi All
>
> Guessing this may be the place where to raise a suggestion to the HTML
> standard.  If not could you point me in the right direction.
>
> Can/should we have a suggested not enforced no copy/paste/cut option
> added to the HTML standard.  This would mean that for example in the use
> of web site you are trying to copy some text you can end up selecting
> the web site structure rather than the  data. The whole screen turns
> blue ready to select, you then need to click somewhere else on the site
> to clear the selection creating a negative user experience.
> ...

Have a look at 
<https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/user-select>.

And yes; this should be standardized & unprefixed.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 9 September 2014 12:06:38 UTC

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