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Re: [webcomponents] Copying and Pasting a Web Component

From: Hayato Ito <hayato@google.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2014 22:03:34 +0900
Message-ID: <CAFpjS_0U2H4BMMXXNuojTKLdjE=E=ZAhkQ+crbObzffc=ne7bg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com>
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
I remember that there was a session to discuss this topic last year's
blinkon conference.

  Session: 'Deep Dive on editing/selection'

However, I couldn't find non-normative notes attached there. I guess no one
has clear answer for this topic yet unless there is a progress.

On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 6:57 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> What is expected to happen if a custom element or an element with shadow
> DOM is copied and pasted from one contenteditable area to another?
> Are we expected to serialize the composed tree and paste that?
> We can't keep the shadow DOM structure as there is no serialized form for
> it, and no script could run when it's pasted.
> I understand that there is no normative documentation on how copy and
> paste work to begin with but I'd like to see at least a non-normative note
> as to what UAs are expected to do since this would surely have a huge
> compatibility and usability implications down the road.
> Any thoughts?
> - R. Niwa

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