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RE: [Bug12409] inputmode="latin-prose" sufficient for autocapitalize use cases?

From: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 22:57:45 +0000
To: "'pecoraro@apple.com'" <pecoraro@apple.com>, "'mounir@lamouri.fr'" <mounir@lamouri.fr>, "'kennyluck@csail.mit.edu'" <kennyluck@csail.mit.edu>, "'cmhjones@gmail.com'" <cmhjones@gmail.com>, "'public-html@w3.org'" <public-html@w3.org>, "Edward O'Connor (eoconnor@apple.com)" <eoconnor@apple.com>
Message-ID: <9768D477C67135458BF978A45BCF9B3853BF6A17@TK5EX14MBXW602.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
Hearing no response, I'm going to assume this bug's proposed core scenarios have been met by the spec. 

Resolved Won't Fix.

Thanks!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Travis Leithead
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> To: 'pecoraro@apple.com'; 'mounir@lamouri.fr'; 'kennyluck@csail.mit.edu';
> 'cmhjones@gmail.com'; 'public-html@w3.org'; Edward O'Connor
> (eoconnor@apple.com)
> Subject: RE: [Bug12409] inputmode="latin-prose" sufficient for autocapitalize
> use cases?
> 
> Ted, any comment as you filed this bug?
> 
> > From: Travis Leithead
> >
> > Bug 12409 [1] proposes a new input element attribute "autocapitalize"
> > with the following enumerated values:
> > * none - no capitalization should be performed by a soft keyboard
> > * sentences - suggest that sentences start with a capital
> > * words - suggest that each word is capitialized
> > * characters" - suggest that caps-lock be enabled.
> >
> > In bug 12885, the "inputmode" attribute was added with support that
> > overlaps this proposal. It seems that:
> > * inputmode="latin-name" maps to the "words" proposal above
> > * inputmode="latin-prose" maps to the "sentences" proposal above.
> >
> > However, the inputmode attribute does not seem to capture the
> > "characters" scenario: input for a form field expecting US-state codes
> > (e.g., WA, TX, NY).
> >
> > Ted, do you think the inputmode attribute sufficiently addresses your
> > use cases? Do you think we should consider the "characters" scenario
> > for addition to inputmode? (e.g., "latin-yelling")
> >
> > If you're happy with inputmode as-is we can resolve won't fix.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > [1] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12409
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