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[whatwg] Spellchecking proposal #2

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 00:56:38 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0606230050480.4826@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 22 Jun 2006, David Hyatt wrote:
> The only time spell checking matters is when the user is the one 
> creating the content (not the author).  It doesn't make any sense to 
> spell check non-editable content that the user didn't even create.  If 
> the content is editable, then spell checking should just be left up to 
> the preference of the user who is editing the content.  I really don't 
> see the point of this feature being included in markup.  If Mozilla 
> wants it, fine, but I don't think it should be in HTML5.

Ok, so how can we ensure that spell checking is enable for GMail's To: 
line but enabled for its Subject line?

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