[whatwg] Undoscopes inside an editable region should ignored

Aryeh Gregor ayg at aryeh.name
Tue Oct 11 11:53:13 PDT 2011

On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 12:58 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
>> It also means you can't support :read-write for contenteditable, because
>> that
>> would make selectors depend on style resolution.  Is it just a
>> convenience measure so that you don't have to implement efficient
>> property inheritance a second time?  Could you make the property
>> ignored in user stylesheets, at least, so that the only way authors
>> can make things editable is contenteditable/designMode?
> I wanted to get rid of it but couldn't due to compat. issue. There are too
> many applications that depend on -webkit-user-modify at the moment.
>> I really don't think we want to standardize this -- it's not something
>> authors
>> should be using CSS for.
> Right. I don't think we should but that doesn't mean we can drop the
> support.

Is that WebKit-only content, or web content too?  Could you turn it
off just for web content?  Or do you not like introducing
discrepancies like that between webpages and other pages?

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