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

From: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:08:16 -0800
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <m27glsay7j.fsf@eoconnor.apple.com>
Hi Travis,

You wrote:

> Bug 12409 [1] proposes a new input element attribute "autocapitalize"
[…]
> In bug 12885, the "inputmode" attribute was added with support that
> overlaps this proposal[…]
>
> 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?

It addresses several of them, yes, and misses one, as you noted.

> Do you think we should consider the "characters" scenario for addition
> to inputmode? (e.g., "latin-yelling")

Yes, though I hope we'll find a better name than "latin-yelling." :)


Ted
Received on Thursday, 28 February 2013 22:08:43 UTC

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