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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css‑pseudo][css‑selectors] Why not add `::placeholder‑text` as an alias for `::placeholder`? (and maybe `:placeholder` as an alias for `:placeholder‑shown`) (#4478)

From: fantasai via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 19:32:50 +0000
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@ExE-Boss We generally try to avoid aliases unless the original name was particularly problematic/confusing, because it creates a greater amount of incompatibility among browsers/versions and is more stuff for authors to know about. So usually on balance it's better not to alias. I think in this case it's not that severe of a problem, just a nice to have if someone invents a time machine. :) Lmk if you feel differently and I'll raise it with the CSSWG.

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