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[Bug 13569] Allow user agents to override autocomplete

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Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2011 20:10:26 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13569

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #3 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-08-09 20:10:25 UTC ---
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: 

> Certain types of user agents may need to make these options more obvious, for
> example to users with cognitive disabilities who need to have their PC remember
> all of their passwords.

That's exactly why it's a SHOULD and not a MUST.

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