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Re: contentEditable=minimal

From: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2014 10:40:45 +0200
Message-ID: <5382FE0D.5010406@w3.org>
To: Norbert Lindenberg <w3@lindenbergsoftware.com>
CC: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Piotr KoszuliƄski <p.koszulinski@cksource.com>, Ben Peters <Ben.Peters@microsoft.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 26/05/2014 05:43 , Norbert Lindenberg wrote:
> On May 23, 2014, at 5:19 , Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org> wrote:
>> Which brings me to think: when we discussed this at the Summit,
>> there was some agreement (between all four of us :) that it was a
>> good idea to support multi-range selections. These are useful not
>> just for tables, but also for bidi. The reason for the latter is
>> that when selecting a line with multiple embedded directions (using
>> a mouse), you want to have the visual selection be an unbroken line
>> (as opposed to the crazy jumping around you get if you follow
>> logical order).
> Were any speakers of bidirectional languages in the room when this
> was discussed?

I don't know what languages the others speak. That said, my recollection 
was that this was presented along the lines of "we've had regular 
requests to support selecting text in geometric rather than logical orders".

If that turns out not to be the case and we can stick to single-range 
selections, it would certainly make the Selection API simpler.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
Received on Monday, 26 May 2014 08:41:00 UTC

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