Re: Pressing Enter in contenteditable: <p> or <br> or <div>?

On Jan 10, 2012, at 12:50 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 12:46 PM, Aryeh Gregor <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 3:40 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <> wrote:
> > Single br tag is shorter than pairs of div tags when serialized.
> True, but only slightly, and the difference is even smaller if you use
> <p> instead of <div>.  This isn't enough of a reason by itself to
> justify the extra complexity of another mode.  Are there other
> reasons?
> p has default margins. That alone is enough for us not to adopt p as the default paragraph separator. Also, unfortunately, there are many legacy contents that rely on the fact webkit uses div as the paragraph separator so we need a global or per editing-host switch regardless.
> I almost want a global switch to toggle between legacy UA-specific behavior and new spec-compliant behavior.
> - Ryosuke

I've got a similar issue with copy/paste of HTML. If a switch were around for contentEditable, I might route through it on copy events in the page to tidy up some of the raw HTML clipboard.


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