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[whatwg] Spellchecking mark III

From: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 15:20:05 +0000
Message-ID: <8AD09628-5B9E-4D0F-BC76-8FA930E0B1DD@geekhood.net>

On 30.12.2008, at 13:45, Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:
>>
>> I have therefore not added this feature to HTML5 for the time  
>> being. If
>> there is more interest in this feature, please speak up.
>
> This seems stupid. If I want to have spell-checking, let me. Don't  
> force it off. I don't see any reason to have it forced off, ever.


It's useful for fields that contain non-textual content, e.g. product  
ID, license plate "number", CAPTCHA answer, etc.
Browser would mark these as misspelt, which might be confusing or at  
least distracting.

-- 
regards, Kornel
Received on Tuesday, 30 December 2008 07:20:05 UTC

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