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VisualEditor: Throttle or otherwise handle large copy-paste input
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I watched a user using Chrome paste a 32400-character buffer of special characters into VE. Chrome became unresponsive.

This user then did that in multiple tabs and the entire computer became unresponsive.

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 22 2014, 1:44 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz48172.

Marking as an enhancement with normal priority (nice-to-have).

Jdforrester-WMF set the point value for this task to 8.May 12 2017, 12:21 AM