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[whatwg] Save a web page

From: Max Romantschuk <max@provico.fi>
Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2004 11:12:12 +0300
Message-ID: <40E518DC.40305@provico.fi>
Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>   As a user, I would not want any such feature.  When I save a page, I 
> expect it to be saved unaltered, except maybe image, script and css 
> paths, if they're saved as well.  Unfortunately, current browsers break 
> this rule [1].
> 
>   An onSave event would allow the author control over something that 
> only the user and the user agent should be able to control.  With an 
> onSave event, an author could, for example, set off a function that will 
> remove all content from the page, in a febal attempt to protect their 
> copyright from the average user.

I agree. There has been enough trouble with the rediculous 
no-right-click scripts all over the place. We need't make it easier for 
authors to do silly stuff like that.

.max

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Max Romantschuk
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Received on Friday, 2 July 2004 01:12:12 UTC

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