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<h1>A List of Things That Plugins Don’t Work With</h1>
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	<dt>Browser context menus</dt>
	<dd>
		No “Save Page As…”, no “Send Link”, no “View Background Image”, no “Open With Editor…”,
		no “View Page Source”, no “Inspect Element”…
	</dd>
	<dt>Printing</dt>
	<dd>
		Cannot print using your browser’s print function and expect a multi-page document.
	</dd>
	<dt>Bookmarks</dt>
	<dd>
		Cannot bookmark parts of plugin-based content.
	</dd>
	<dt>Password manager, sync</dt>
	<dd>
		Just remember it, okay?
	</dd>
	<dt>Cookie settings</dt>
	<dd>
		<em>“Screw you, and your privacy”.</em>
	</dd>
	<dt>Caret-browsing text selection</dt>
	<dd>
		Cannot fully navigate using the same conventions as the browser.
	</dd>
	<dt>⌘ + Click</dt>
	<dd>
		Cannot choose to open a part of plugin-based content in a new tab<br />
		(like viewing gallery images in tabs).
	</dd>
	<dt>Browser extensions</dt>
	<dd>
		Browser extensions cannot operate upon the text or images within the plugin.
	</dd>
	<dt>User stylesheets / User scripts</dt>
	<dd>
		No accessibility override, like your choice of fonts and colours. No customisation. No patches for broken
		browser support. No “No Style” choice.
	</dd>
	<dt>Drag and Drop</dt>
	<dd>
		Cannot drag images out of the plugin to save to disk.
	</dd>
	<dt>Zoom text-only</dt>
	<dd>
		Cannot scale the text with the rest of the page.
	</dd>
	<dt>Error console</dt>
	<dd>
		No Firebug or Web Inspector. No source code. No breakpoint debugging.
	</dd>
</dl>
<p>
	<strong>There is no job</strong> that plugins are the right tool for.<br />
	Saying that plugins ‘have their place’ is ignorant and complacent.
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