[whatwg] comment on editors and :read-write

dolphinling dolphinling at myrealbox.com
Wed Aug 3 20:47:43 PDT 2005

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Danial Glazman asked me to e-mail this to the list:
> <glazou>   beaufour: I suppose all elements in a document edited by the
>            editor become :read-write?
> <beaufour> glazou: well, that's my best guess too... but I do not have
>            a clue about how the editor works...
> <glazou>   I think it should probably _not_ apply
> <glazou>   because otherwise editing could become hell
> <glazou>   imagine *:read-write { border: red dotted 1px }
> <glazou>   that should not apply in the editor
> <glazou>   see my point?
> This should probably go to www-style eventually as well.
> IMHO it makes some sense. Especially when :read-write etc. come in wide use. In
> an editor you want to edit what you see and what will be the end result, if you
> add :read-write you are thinking about the end result, not editing environment.
> See also: <https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=302188#c17>
> Kind regards,
> Anne

FWIW, I agree.

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