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Re: .spellcheck = 'inherit' should work

From: Peter Kasting <pkasting@google.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 17:16:41 -0700
Message-ID: <d62cf1d10906111716g39ba38deu53ae864c4132cf46@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> 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.

The semantics of "inherit" wouldn't break things, I don't know if
changing from a boolean to a DOMString would break script though.

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