Players in HTML5 - ETA for Full Functionality?

Peter TB Brett peter.brett at
Tue Mar 1 17:28:46 EST 2016

On 01/03/2016 22:17, Peter TB Brett wrote:
> On 25/02/2016 06:28, Terry Judd wrote:
>> Apologies for hijacking this thread somewhat but Peter could you possibly
>> comment on the likelihood of clipboard support being added to HTML5 in
>> the
>> near (or middle) future. I understand there are potential security
>> concerns around use of the clipboard but it would be good to hear your
>> thoughts on how these might be accommodated (or not).
> It basically depends on two things:
> 1) A suitable JavaScript API being available in browsers
> (  Since I first started looking at
> HTML5 support, this aspect has actually come on leaps and bounds.  Using
> the appropriate HTML5 JavaScript API, correctly, should

Note in particular, from the website I've linked above, that many 
browsers won't provide "paste" at all, or won't provide it without a 
focussed, editable HTML form text field.  These are a the security 
considerations I mentioned previously.


Dr Peter Brett <peter.brett at>
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