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Re: Styling HTML placeholder attribute

From: Philip Walton <philip@philipwalton.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 13:51:20 -0800
Message-ID: <CAGRhNhXuYkk4AgAAZtBtD-5PS-eDYBHb459bh9rCD0aycd_+mQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, "Lea Verou (leaverou@gmail.com)" <leaverou@gmail.com>
On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 12:49 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:

> > The spec specifically defines placeholders as only existing when there
> is no text in the input,
>
> Which spec?


Sorry, I thought I cited this.

http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/forms.html#the-placeholder-attribute

> The placeholder attribute represents a short hint (a word or short
phrase) intended to aid the user with data entry when the control has no
value.
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