[whatwg] Textarea Wishlist

Dean Edwards dean at edwards.name
Thu Jul 8 11:04:13 PDT 2004

fantasai wrote:
> James Graham wrote:
>> James Graham wrote:
>> So something that would roughly work: Add an optional dataformat 
>> (better name?) attribute that takes a URI. ... The behavior of the UA 
>> in response to
>> the presence of the attribute is not specified.
> I like this idea. I think even having a helper application for text/plain
> would be useful. Click a button somewhere and the browser opens up the
> file in your favorite editor. Make your edits. Hit Save, and the new text
> appears in the textarea.
> ~fantasai

so long as there is no way to do this from script. i fear a new wave of 
notepad popup adverts...


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