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[whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes

From: Kristof Zelechovski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 09:45:03 +0200
DOM properties are not becoming obsolete; accessing attributes by properties

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[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Garrett Smith
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To: Kristof Zelechovski
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Subject: Re: [whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes

On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 11:43 PM, Kristof Zelechovski
<giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl> wrote:
> I would rather test whether a brand new INPUT object of type SEARCH has an
> attribute named "placeholder".  Accessing attributes as properties is
> discouraged and considered becoming obsolete; it should not be expected to
> work for new attributes.

Can you provide an example or evidence of DOM properties becoming
obsolete (other than safari not supporting input.placeholder)?

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