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Re: [whatwg] Hide placeholder on input controls on focus

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2013 10:44:41 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2mQQ3PKVHM1zGUq3OLGx_E1fZRynNHQyLFEiBx3KBk3PA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tim Streater <tim@clothears.org.uk>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>
On 23 Mar 2013 10:00, "Tim Streater" <tim@clothears.org.uk> wrote:
>
> On 22 Mar 2013 at 22:32, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
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> > I start typing after I read the placeholder.  Hiding placeholder text
just
> > because I focused the input is wrong; I may not have read it yet.
>
> You shouldn't start typing until you *have* read it. Simples.

When you tab onto it, you likely haven't seen it yet. Whereas when you
click on it, you likely have.

Silvia.
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