[rfc-i] How "modern" word processors do it

Joe Hildebrand jhildebr at cisco.com
Sat May 26 20:38:50 PDT 2012


On 5/26/12 10:18 AM, "Joe Touch" <touch at isi.edu> wrote:

> Also copying that retains structure to paste into another document - this RFC,
> an I-D being written, or *anything* else, including email.

What if I don't paste it?  What if I feed it directly into a compiler, for
example?  Is that still editing?

> I just grabbed part of two different containers. That can be useful for
> context. Why prevent it?

There's nothing that prevents it.  For example, you could use the comma
operator in CSS (http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS1/#grouping) to select out the
pieces you want and stitch them together.

-- 
Joe Hildebrand



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