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Re: [CSS21] [CSS3 Text] Should 'text-transform: uppercase' apply to input type="text" (text entered, typed in text field by user)?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 15:50:01 -0700
Message-ID: <4FEB8E19.8050605@inkedblade.net>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
CC: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>, W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
On 06/27/2012 01:46 PM, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
>
> [Christoph Päper:]
>> In my opinion it is the target application's job (at the user's
>> discretion) and not the browser's to decide what it can do and what it
>> cannot do.
> I agree. And this is why I think all this is well outside the scope of
> CSS. Though I'd be fine with a note such as 'This property only affects
> the rendering of content; it has no effect on the state of content that
> will be submitted on behalf of the user e.g. text-transform:uppercase
> has no effect on the user name string submitted by a login page' if there
> is reason to believe it helps.

Added "It has no effect on the underlying content." to the description of
text-transform...
   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-text/#text-transform

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 27 June 2012 22:50:32 GMT

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