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[Bug 13099] New: Why doesn't the SELECT element have a placeholder attribute? Often a dropdown box contains an initial text like "Please make a choice".

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Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 15:47:14 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-13099-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13099

           Summary: Why doesn't the SELECT element have a placeholder
                    attribute? Often a dropdown box contains an initial
                    text like "Please make a choice".
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the
                    -select-element
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/the-button-element.html
Multipage: http://www.whatwg.org/C#the-select-element
Complete: http://www.whatwg.org/c#the-select-element

Comment:
Why doesn't the SELECT element have a placeholder attribute? Often a dropdown
box contains an initial text like "Please make a choice".

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