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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2008 11:35:14 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1L7TX8-0001Tk-8y@lionel-hutz.w3.org>

Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv5658

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
WF2: Allow placeholder='' to be empty. No need to be overzealous in our requirements. (credit: sp) (whatwg r2527)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.1697
retrieving revision 1.1698
diff -u -d -r1.1697 -r1.1698
--- Overview.html	2 Dec 2008 11:33:36 -0000	1.1697
+++ Overview.html	2 Dec 2008 11:35:11 -0000	1.1698
@@ -21897,9 +21897,8 @@
   attribute represents a <em>short</em> hint (a word or short phrase)
   intended to aid the user with data entry. A hint could be a sample
   value or a brief description of the expected format. The attribute,
-  if specified, must have a value that is not the empty string and
-  that contains no U+000A LINE FEED (LF) or U+000D CARRIAGE RETURN
-  (CR) characters.<p class=note>For a longer hint or other advisory text, the <code title=attr-title><a href=#the-title-attribute>title</a></code> attribute is more appropriate.<p>The <code title=attr-input-placeholder><a href=#attr-input-placeholder>placeholder</a></code>
+  if specified, must have a value that contains no U+000A LINE FEED
+  (LF) or U+000D CARRIAGE RETURN (CR) characters.<p class=note>For a longer hint or other advisory text, the <code title=attr-title><a href=#the-title-attribute>title</a></code> attribute is more appropriate.<p>The <code title=attr-input-placeholder><a href=#attr-input-placeholder>placeholder</a></code>
   attribute should not be used as an alternative to a
   <code><a href=#the-label-element>label</a></code>.<p>User agents should present this hint to the user, after having
   <a href=#strip-line-breaks title="strip line breaks">stripped line breaks</a> from it,
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