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Re: [clipboard] Feature detect Clipboard API support?

From: Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen <hsteen@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 09:50:23 +0200
Message-ID: <CAE3JC2xbhe89L_FD+zhH-EacVnYa-Z0Wk0iejGrESP-WF5mEuw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "James M. Greene" <james.m.greene@gmail.com>
Cc: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
(Aside: I was testing the queryCommandEnabled()/onbefore* idea with this
script: https://gist.github.com/hallvors/59a90f2e3816cb57f044 )

On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 7:29 AM, James M. Greene <james.m.greene@gmail.com>

> Patrick Kettner offered up another idea for this as well on a related
> Modernizr issue [1]:
> Given the following
>>    1. we must not change the user's clipboard
>>    2. we must use a synthetic event
>>    3. synthetic event be able to actually work (clipboard poisoning, etc)
>> is there any chance that a synthetic clipboard copy/paste could throw a
>> unique err[or] that we could try/catch around and sniff for?
If we did that, authors could not use synthetic clipboard events for
anything - right? I'm assuming that authors are going to find use cases for
it - for example a "cloud clipboard" implementation may want to fire actual
paste events so that data from the "cloud" is processed like data from the
local clipboard.
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