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Re: .spellcheck = 'inherit' should work

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 00:06:35 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>, pkasting@google.com
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906112331430.1648@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 27 May 2009, Simon Pieters wrote:
> .contentEditable is of type DOMString which supports the values "true", 
> "false" and "inherit". .spellcheck is a boolean attribute. It would be 
> nice if these two were aligned so that .spellcheck = 'inherit' removes 
> the content attribute.

My understanding is that there are already implementations of this, and 
that there are pages that use it. Do people think this is important enough 
to change this regardless? Input from people who are more familiar with 
the deployment of this feature would be helpful.

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