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[whatwg] What exactly is contentEditable for?

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 14:05:45 +0200
Message-ID: <20050815140545.4b7s3tyq7u8sg08c@webmail.annevankesteren.nl>
Quoting Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au>:
>> Could you be more specific? It basically enables WYSIWYG editing for 
>> web pages.
>> (With the freedom that you can restrict certain elements from being 
>> edited, et
>> cetera.)
> How is that any different from a text area form control with a 
> specified accept type of text/html, which would allow a UA to load 
> any external editor (eg. XStandard) or degrade to a regular text area?

You can not restrict certain elements from being edited?

Kind regards,


Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 15 August 2005 05:05:45 UTC

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