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[whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes

From: Kristof Zelechovski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
Date: Sat, 4 Oct 2008 16:46:42 +0200
Message-ID: <3C4931B2108743C79F9CFCFD80C8776B@POCZTOWIEC>
IMHO, the hint should be marked when the control gets focus so that it will
be clear that the text will disappear.

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Subject: Re: [whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes

Am Samstag, den 04.10.2008, 16:34 +0200 schrieb Kristof Zelechovski
> IMHO, The hint should not disappear on focus.  It should remain until
> a new value is entered.

This is a BAD idea for consistency reasons - historically only selected
text disappears on input.


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