On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 10:51 AM, Wez <w...@google.com> wrote: > Hallvord, > > The proposal isn't to remove support for copying/pasting images, but to > restrict web content from placing compressed image data in one of these > formats on the clipboard directly - there's no issue with content pasting > raw pixels from a canvas, for example, since scope for abusing that to > compromise the recipient is extremely limited by comparison to JPEG, PNG or > GIF. > > The UA is still at liberty to synthesize these formats itself, based on > the raw imagery provided by the content, to populate the clipboard with > formats that other applications want. > > > I don't think the clipboard should forbid inserting image data, there's so many ways to compromise desktop software. ex. pasting text/html into Mail.app might even do it. This API shouldn't be trying to prevent that.