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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 20:44:06 +0000
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--- Comment #14 from Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru> 2011-07-10 20:44:05 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #11)
> > 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?
> > ...
> 
> One reason that comes to mind is showing accurate diagnostics to the user.

Yes, for example, web-developer may show dynamic JS-tip like "You have not
entered a protocol, so "http://" is currenly assumed".

Web-developer should exactly know what is entered into form field just for
flexibility without any browser's disservice such as unauthorized
transformation of user input.

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