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Re: [whatwg] Improving autocomplete

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 01:01:44 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJE5ia8-HSXL0UcEvssXee7ukiRnW3VmBcVFzME6NnUxOrCE8Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>
On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 12:43 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 9:24 AM, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com> wrote:
>> [...]
>
> I'm missing the scenario that requires such interference from a web
> developer. Can't a UA just offer to autocomplete a form for me once it
> finds one? (Or in other words, unless I'm missing something this seems
> like a solution without a provided use case.)

When should the UA offer to fill in the form (e.g., to select which
address they would like to use for shipping this particular order)?
In particular, Elliott wrote:

> Authors can also display
> no forms at all to users of a browser who implements this proposal for
> one click checkout experiences which are important on mobile devices.

Adam
Received on Friday, 26 October 2012 08:02:47 GMT

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