More on right-clicks and good spelling

Just experienced: a reason that web sites hacking the right-click is bad. It’s the same as the usual problems with overriding browser behavior. In Writely, Firefox 2.0 is now very kindly underlining spelling mistakes for me. But when I go to right-click and change the spelling, Writely has very unkindly got rid of my standard right-click menu and I have no access to the suggested changes.

In fact Writely’s right-click is hilarious. If I click ‘copy’ or ‘cut’ or ‘paste’ in their menu i get an error popup saying “We don’t have access to your clipboard from javascript so you can’t use these commands from our very pretty right-click menu”. But if you hadn’t messed with my right-click menu in the first place, it would work just fine!
Google, you complete and utter tools!

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