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

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:54:07 +0300
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <18901421150047@webcorp01g.yandex-team.ru>
13.01.2015, 05:31, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>:
> On 1/12/15 1:56 PM, Olivier Forget wrote:
>> šUnfortunately
>> šmultiple range selections are not a "nice to have". All "real" editors
>> š(MS Word, Google Docs, etc..) support selecting multiple ranges
> Precisely. šThis 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. š:(


And yeah, painful as it may be to implement in the browser, I suspect in the long run it is the right answer.


Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
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