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[whatwg] Spellchecking proposal #2

From: Alexey Feldgendler <alexey@feldgendler.ru>
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2006 22:55:28 +0700
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On Sat, 24 Jun 2006 16:26:19 +0700, Matthew Raymond  
<mattraymond at earthlink.net> wrote:

>    I might be persuaded to allow an author to specify whether or not to
> enable spell checking in the event that the user has not specified the
> setting themselves for a specific type of input field. However, if, for
> instance, you enable spell checking for address fields, the author
> should not be able to turn it off. Furthermore, the user shouldn't have
> to know CSS or HTML in order to configure spell checking preferences.

If something can be controlled via user CSS, it doesn't mean that the user  
necessarily has to know CSS. The user agent can provide GUI to configure  
some essential overrides -- something like what Opera does for hyperlink  

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
[ICQ: 115226275] http://feldgendler.livejournal.com
Received on Saturday, 24 June 2006 08:55:28 UTC

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