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Why no minlength attribute?

From: Jen Lieberman <JenLieberman@deltek.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2009 13:06:23 -0500
To: "public-html-comments@w3.org" <public-html-comments@w3.org>
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This is the first time I've really studied the HTML5 specs, and I was surprised that with how comprehensive the changes are, there is no "minlength" attribute for the input or textarea elements. I searched through previous discussions and didn't see this as a discussion point. Is there a reason this wasn't added to the spec? I realize "required" means that they must put something in there, but there are many times that a minimum number of characters are needed.

Thanks,

Jennifer Lieberman
Senior Software Product Research Engineer
Deltek, Inc.


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