New browser feature
I'm not sure how this would best be implemented, but I think the one of the most painful experiences you can have with a web browser is spending 30 minutes, or an hour, or even 5 minutes, writing the most amazing email, post, or comment - click next - "then something happens that's not proper" - all your typing lost.
Mozilla is actually pretty good about this -- in fact I've come to trust it such that when when writing a post on here I'll stop typing, hit back, hit F5 to see if anyone beat me with the clever retort, then hit forward and continue typing. Internet Explorer is much more persnickity about this.
Oh those sites that put a form "reset" button next to submit and you hit that by accident.
>>"I'll stop typing, hit back, hit F5 to see if anyone beat me with the clever retort,"
Write your mail/post/joke-of-the-day in notepad and then paste it. (I realise that this is a workaround, but apart from situations where your computer crashes it does work.)
This problem doesn't effect me much because I'm such a bad speller that I need Word (until Browsers start telling me about my errors) so I do the copy and paste thing anyway.
Use ieSpell http://www.iespell.com/ to check your spelling in your browser. You won't be sorry.
There are a few Web based content management/document editing systems (especially internally developed at companies) that force you to do a lot of editing in one page, making you vulnerable to losing work if a single HTTP request craps out. Cut & paste is fine, but a pain.
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