[whatwg] [webforms] input type=emails (allow multiple email addresses in one input)


I know it's rather very late for comments and suggestions to WebForms 2.  
Yet, I think they are welcome for future versions. Hixie, if you have any  
notes (or whatever) about WF3, please also include this suggestion (if you  
haven't done so already).

Today I was working on a newsletter web application where the client is  
given an input labeled "To", just like in email clients. The client can  
wirte multiple comma separated email addresses. I intended to use the  
input type=email WF2 enhancement, however I've just learned this only  
works with inputs which accept one single email address.

For WF3 I would suggest that this use case should be taken into  

Most email web applications have a single "To" field where the user can  
write multiple comma separated email addresses, with autocomplete for each  

The new type value could be "emails", "email-list", or even "email-csv".

Thank you for your time.

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Received on Thursday, 4 January 2007 08:37:23 UTC