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[whatwg] Spellchecking proposal #2

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 09:02:24 +0200
Message-ID: <20060623090224.a2nya061dhk4ooc8@webmail.annevankesteren.nl>
Quoting Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
>> 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?

By having something like type="email" for multiple e-mail addresses?  
(Or reusing type="email" in some way would work as well I suppose.)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 23 June 2006 00:02:24 UTC

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