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Re: [css-text] copying text-transform'd text

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 07:17:18 -0700
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Message-Id: <5D2B09EC-B1B3-47D6-86BB-75224CDC9817@gmail.com>
To: James Ross <w3c-20040125@james-ross.co.uk>


> On Apr 2, 2015, at 1:38 AM, James Ross <w3c-20040125@james-ross.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> > Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 22:41:55 -0400
> > From: fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net
> > 
> > On 04/01/2015 10:20 PM, Brad Kemper wrote:
> > > I agree with you, but as I recall from last time we had the conversation,
> > > most implementations do convert 'text-transform : uppercase' to all
> > > uppercase letters when copied. I know Safari does. I find it pretty
> > > annoying myself, but apparently most users are surprised when the all
> > > caps text they copied is not all caps when they paste it as plain text.
> > 
> > Gecko and Presto don't do this.
>  
> Trident (Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7) doesn't do this either.
> -- 
> James Ross <james@james-ross.co.uk>

Interesting. So mainly just webkit and blink then. I remember threads from long ago when the tide went against me for saying copied text should not have the underlying character data changed due to text-transform. 
Received on Thursday, 2 April 2015 14:17:48 UTC

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