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Re: [css-text] copying text-transform'd text to HTML (was copying text-transform'd text

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2016 14:07:58 +0900
Message-ID: <CAN9ydbVYNGmamAMzU4bO6cpGMM829daXe7jy-Ze1_FxHxDOHgw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Johannes Wilm <johannes@fiduswriter.org>
Cc: Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Yoshifumi Inoue <yosin@chromium.org>, yoichio@chromium.org
Forking a thread since what Johannes says "more important" is different
from the current topic.

2016-10-27 7:49 GMT+09:00 Johannes Wilm <johannes@fiduswriter.org>:

> Here is the corresponding Webkit issue from 2010: https://bugs.webkit.org/
> show_bug.cgi?id=43202
>
> In the discussion of that issue there are actually some who support
> keeping the current behavior. So maybe this is more controversial anyway?
>
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 6:44 PM, Johannes Wilm <johannes@fiduswriter.org>
> wrote:
>
>> On today's call the direction application (changing the html structure
>> rather than keeping it in the styles so that <span
>> style="text-transform:uppercase;">Hello</span> turns into
>> <span>HELLO</span>) in the case of html was mentioned.
>>
>> There is a bug for this on Chrome that has been open since 2013:
>> crbug.com/325231 .
>>
>> In my personal opinion, this is the more serious issue, because as long
>> as there is an HTML-version of the clipboard with the original
>> capitalization information, pasting applications can always use the HTML
>> version to create a custom plaintext version if they want a plaintext
>> version that is different from what the browser delivers.
>>
>
Thank you Johannes for the issue links. Both crbug.com/325231 and
wkb.ug/43202 look a bit ambiguous to me whether people are discussing about
plain-text copy or formatted-text copy.

For the formatted-text copy, I agree it should not be applied. We'll see if
we can re-prioritize this one, but also note that contributions are greatly
appreciated.

/koji
Received on Monday, 31 October 2016 05:08:54 UTC

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