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[whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes

From: Adrian Sutton <adrian.sutton@ephox.com>
Date: Sat, 04 Oct 2008 17:46:56 +0100
Message-ID: <C50D5C90.8B3F%adrian.sutton@ephox.com>
On 04/10/2008 15:46, "Kristof Zelechovski" <giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl> wrote:
> IMHO, the hint should be marked when the control gets focus so that it will
> be clear that the text will disappear.

That would be platform and implementation dependant. On OS X the text should
without doubt disappear on focus as that's the behavior users would expect.
On Linux or Windows they might expect something different.  There's no
reason the presentation has to be identical in all implementations.


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