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[whatwg] <input type=email multiple>

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 12:36:10 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0811251233050.17414@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 4 Jan 2007, Mihai Sucan wrote:
> 
> 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 
> consideration.
> 
> Most email web applications have a single "To" field where the user can 
> write multiple comma separated email addresses, with autocomplete for 
> each address.
> 
> The new type value could be "emails", "email-list", or even "email-csv".

I've added <input type=email multiple> for this case.

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