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Re: autocomplete=off standardization

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 18:51:42 +0000 (UTC)
To: Bryce Nesbitt <bryce1@obviously.com>
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0512161851230.17886@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 16 Dec 2005, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
> 
> I've recently run into a need for the autocomplete=off attribute to 
> forms (which allows a page author to prohibit auto filling of certain 
> sensitive or irrelevant form fields).
> 
> But it's not part of any standard.  What's the process via which it can 
> be raised for consideration as a standard?  It is widely implemented.  
> See, for example: 
> http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/How_to_Turn_Off_Form_Autocompletion

   http://whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/#the-autocomplete

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