> This seems like functionality that should have been there from the beginning instead of designing a complicated pending formats process to post pone formats on empty text nodes.
We are actually on the same page about this. In fact, we did have this implemented prior to switching to the pending formats algorithm. We switched because of the many errors that were occurring when we used the other approach.
Since we are currently refactoring the editor code, we will consider improving the situation around the pending formats. This will be done no sooner than Q2.2013.
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