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Re: [Selection] Should selection.getRangeAt return a clone or a reference?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:29:35 -0500
Message-ID: <54B4830F.20209@mit.edu>
To: public-webapps@w3.org
On 1/12/15 1:56 PM, Olivier Forget wrote:
> Unfortunately
> multiple range selections are not a "nice to have". All "real" editors
> (MS Word, Google Docs, etc..) support selecting multiple ranges

Precisely.  This is why Gecko ended up supporting it: it was needed for 
the editor that was part of the Mozilla suite back in the day....

Of course I've made this point before; it just got ignored.  :(

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 02:30:05 UTC

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