[webkit-dev] Selection highlight painting ("gaps"?)
darin at chromium.org
Mon Oct 19 13:40:35 PDT 2009
On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 1:37 PM, Peter Kasting <pkasting at google.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 1:31 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt at apple.com> wrote:
>> You aren't only selecting text on a page though. For example, copying can
>> be of all the HTML content. This includes tables, images, plugins, etc.
>> If you don't highlight that content, then you're lying about what gets
> No, you're misunderstanding me. The bug is that that stuff is copied. The
> desired behavior is that it not be copied when it is part of a non-editable
> area on the page.
> The only time non-text should be copied is when it is part of a rich text
> area. In that case copying rich content makes sense.
I think there is a good use case for copying a selection of HTML from any
web page and pasting that into the rich text editor of a web mail program.
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