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[whatwg] Textarea Wishlist

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2004 20:42:05 +0200
Message-ID: <40ED957D.7070805@inkedblade.net>
Dean Edwards wrote:

> fantasai wrote:
> 
>> I like this idea. I think even having a helper application for text/plain
>> would be useful. Click a button somewhere and the browser opens up the
>> file in your favorite editor. Make your edits. Hit Save, and the new text
>> appears in the textarea.
> 
> so long as there is no way to do this from script. i fear a new wave of 
> notepad popup adverts...

uh, no. This should be a browser feature that's part of its own UI and
therefore not scriptable. :)

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