On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 10:08 AM, Daniel Cheng <dch...@chromium.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 3:36 AM, Hallvord R. M. Steen <hst...@mozilla.com> 
> wrote:
>> > Does anyone else have input for/against this?
>> Conceptually, I guess RTF sort of covers the same use cases as HTML. That 
>> doesn't necessarily mean we should not add it.
>> I don't have "input" as such, but I have a few questions:
>> Is there any widely used software that writes RTF data to the system 
>> clipboard but *not* HTML?
>> If there's RTF on the clipboard and you try pasting into a rich text editing 
>> element, does any browser convert RTF to HTML to preserve the formatting?
> Chrome Mac should (though I've never tested this functionality). I think the 
> code for this was inherited from Camino, so Firefox may have this as well. 
> It's not common--it's only implemented on Mac because there's some platform 
> support already for parsing RTF into a NSAttributedString and then dumping 
> the result as HTML.

Internet Explorer puts RTF on the clipboard during copy (as well as HTML, text, 
etc), so yes we should allow developers to access it.

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