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Re: [clipboard-apis] spec status

From: Hallvord R. M. Steen <hsteen@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 14:13:04 -0700 (PDT)
To: Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com>
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1762201070.13306440.1397077984300.JavaMail.zimbra@mozilla.com>
>> it's still somewhat under-defined how to copy / expose to paste listeners HTML source with styling.
>> IMO that's a real blocker which has come up recently and should be dealt with.

> That's going to be an extremely challenging task.  I'd personally prefer deferring that to a future
> specification or put it in another spec such as the HTML Editing API specification to unblock the
> work on the rest of clipboard API spec.

I appreciate your concern about the "shippability" of the spec - but the ideas I discussed with Ben did not seem that complicated actually. Maybe you could add some feedback to that thread?

(The details may be full of devils of course. It's quite possible that your preferred approach is the best way forward - to allow UAs to align on baseline functionality and claim conformance with spec version 1).
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