[Standards-JIG] PROPOSAL for Live Chat
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Fri Jan 5 10:43:32 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 20:44 -0700, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Naturally we'd need a <del/> element in case someone hits backspace.
> What to do if the sender mouses around and interpolates some text? Do we
> indicate the position of the cursor? Etc.
The venerable talk(1) doesn't allow for mouse actions, you can only add
characters, or remove a character, word or line respectively (also sent
as special characters). It doesn't do multibyte stuff.
I'd also allow for sending more than one action (key press, delete) at a
time, and having an ordering.
Another way is sending the complete message every time, but I think
that's a bit too verbose.
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