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Re: [css-selectors] Empty input selector

From: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 16:27:00 +0300
Message-ID: <4DBEB124.5000202@gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: Rudolph Gottesheim <r.gottesheim@loot.at>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 20/4/11 23:30, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Do you really want to select form fields with an empty value, or 
> invalid required form fields?  There's certainly a selector for the 
> latter!
FWIW, I remember needing this quite frequently, although I can't for the 
life of me remember why. :(

> You can more or less do this in Gecko with :-moz-placeholder, for what 
> it's worth.
This means that if such a pseudoclass is added, then it would solve the 
problem of styling placeholders at the same time, sparing everyone from 
the dilemma of whether there should be a ::placeholder pseudoelement or 
a :placeholder pseudoclass or something more generic :)

Lea Verou (http://leaverou.me | @LeaVerou)
Received on Monday, 2 May 2011 13:27:28 UTC

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