[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 26791] New: [Gtk] Paste of rich text from firefox results garbled markup

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Mon Jun 29 00:57:44 PDT 2009


           Summary: [Gtk] Paste of rich text from firefox results garbled
           Product: WebKit
           Version: 528+ (Nightly build)
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: Normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: WebKit Gtk
        AssignedTo: webkit-unassigned at lists.webkit.org
        ReportedBy: jhuangjiahua at gmail.com

WebkitGtk HTML Editing not accustomed to UTF-16 clipboard.

When paste rich text to editablearea,
(like gmail Rich formatting editor, or any application use WebkitGtk as html
WebkitGtk assumed that SelectionData from gtk clipboard is always UTF-8
But ,in fact,
some applications like FireFox put SelectionData for clipboard use UTF-16
so rich text markup garbled.

To reproduce:

0. Launch FireFox to browse http://www.apple.com

1. Copy that text or picture from FireFox page

2. Launch a WebkitGtk browser (Midori or GtkLauncher) and open
http://www.mozilla.org/editor/midasdemo/ ,
it can see a rich formatting editor

3. Paste in the rich formatting editor

Results: pasted contents of editor is garbled markup

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