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Re: [VE][html5] Email Input Attributes

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:36:46 +0900
To: Christopher Dickinson <chris.w.dickinson@gmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20150330083646.GU1547@sideshowbarker.net>
Christopher Dickinson <chris.w.dickinson@gmail.com>, 2015-03-28 10:55 -0400:
> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/CALafDytF-KYykj=5LD+ozHCVvixYBxL=ZFnJfQiJkbE6Pf9z4Q@mail.gmail.com>
> 
> I am using an email input field in my webpage; the code looks like:
> 
> <input type="email" id="email" name="email" size="80" maxlength="80" value=""
> required="required" />
> 
> When I run my page through the W3 HTML5 Validator, I get the following two
> errors:
> 
>    - Attribute maxlength is only allowed when the input type is e-mail,
>    password, search, tel, text, or url.
>    - Attribute required is only allowed when the input type is checkbox,
>    date, datetime, datetime-local, e-mail, file, month, number, password,
>    radio, search, tel, text, time, url, or week.
> 
> It's an email input type, but the validator seems to reject it; the
> warnings don't seem to make sense.

Sorry about that. The cause was a change I made very recently that
introduced a regression. But I’ve fixed it now.

  —Mike

-- 
Michael[tm] Smith https://people.w3.org/mike

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