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Re: Clipboard API: remove dangerous formats from mandatory data types

From: Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:53:25 +0200
Message-ID: <CAOK8ODh_3FkgQ7t+CGqE5gkYMrb35drdbqRJgpxnOMgRpGu4-A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen <hsteen@mozilla.com>
Cc: Ashley Gullen <ashley@scirra.com>, Daniel Cheng <dcheng@google.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>, Olli Pettay <olli@pettay.fi>
Wait, why are you talking about removing an ostensibly useful feature
(declaring a mimetype in a paste for certain mime types) because the end
result could land up in the users paste, where it could be pasted into
applications that're not equipped to handle random assemblages of bytes,
even though they are specifically written to handle random assemblages of
bytes...

Wouldn't you have to remove ctrl+c, <right-click> -> <copy-image> etc. from
the UA as well?
Received on Thursday, 11 June 2015 07:53:53 UTC

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