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[Bug 13893] New: Only HTML elements should be editable

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Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 19:55:36 +0000
To: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-13893-2927@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: Only HTML elements should be editable
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML Editing APIs
        AssignedTo: ayg@aryeh.name
        ReportedBy: ayg@aryeh.name
         QAContact: sideshowbarker+html-editing-api@gmail.com
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-webapps@w3.org

Ehsan pointed out that it doesn't make any sense to let the user edit SVG or
MathML unless the browser has a special editor for them.  We should make only
HTML elements editable/editing hosts for now.  Embedded SVG/MathML should be
treated as opaque, like an <img>.  This probably means the root node of the
foreign content does need to be editable, so we know we can delete it, but we
don't want to touch any of its descendants.

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