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[Bug 13173] WF2: <input type="url"> should accept URLs with protocol omitted

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Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2011 20:10:02 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13173

--- Comment #10 from Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3cbug@gmail.com> 2011-07-10 20:09:59 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #8)
> Comment 4 contains several possible solutions. One common characteristic of
> them is that user should not be forced to type "http://", this protocol should
> be assumed by default.

So does Jonas' solution 1.

> Additionally, as web-developer I would prefer browsers to submit exactly string
> typed by user anyway (i.e., without transformations such as automatic adding
> "http://")--just to have full control of input data, though this is secondary
> thing.

Why do you want this?  In what specific situation would you prefer to have the
exact thing the user typed, instead of a cleaned-up version?

> Primary thing the bug is dedicated to is usability for user--he should be free
> to not type "http://" since this protocol is usually assumed by default.

So Jonas' solution 1 is okay with you?

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