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[whatwg] Spellchecking mark III

From: Giovanni Campagna <scampa.giovanni@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 19:07:18 +0100
Message-ID: <65307430812301007i7dba2c18i55bba2fab17d2e74@mail.gmail.com>
2008/12/30 timeless <timeless at gmail.com>

> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 5:20 PM, Kornel Lesi?ski <kornel at geekhood.net>
> wrote:
> > 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.
>
> this sounds like something browser vendors need to worry about on
> their own and is not a reason to let web pages do anything about it.
>

maybe we could just say that spellchecking is disabled when type is not text
(for email, uri and number you have validation) and when a pattern attribute
is specified

Giovanni
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