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Re: Yanking as HTML

From: mituharu
Subject: Re: Yanking as HTML
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2016 20:34:26 +0900
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>> * If you paste only the HTML, half the users will complain that “what
>> you get” in the target document differs from “what you see” of the
>> source document.
> Well...  People know that Emacs isn't a wysiwyg editor, so I don't think
> that is a complaint that will be common.  The complaint will be 50% "why
> is it outputting all this HTML junk into my buffer?" and 50% "why isn't
> it outputting any HTML into my buffer?"  :-)
> So creating a user interface that for this that annoys the least number
> of people is what's important.
> And it could even be a total opt-in thing, like a global minor mode
> like, er, `clever-yank-mode'.

The Mac port does something related for image data in the
clipboard: when the clipboard has both textual and image data,
yank (C-y) inserts the former and push both into the kill ring so
the latter can be inserted with yank-pop (M-y) afterwards.

                                     YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu

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