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[whatwg] <input type="text" accept="">

From: Michel Fortin <michel.fortin@michelf.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2006 23:25:52 -0400
Message-ID: <C38C486D-08C8-48AB-9868-A34780273A94@michelf.com>
Le 8 juin 2006 ? 21:17, Ian Hickson a ?crit :

> I don't see a better solution. I'm certainly open to better  
> solutions if
> there are any.

What about <input class="spellcheck" />? It surely validates with  
HTML4, and it doesn't get in the way of any other feature. It does  
not really need to be part of the HTML spec either.

I know that according to the current spec, the class attribute should  
carry no meaning whatsoever. But I ask the question: is this worse  
than implying that spell checking should be enabled or disabled based  
on a particular MIME type? The later could break spell checking when  
introducing new text types, say "text/x-markdown", or "text/x- 
mediawiki", for lightweight formatting syntaxes.

Michel Fortin
michel.fortin at michelf.com
Received on Thursday, 8 June 2006 20:25:52 UTC

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