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[whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes

From: Nils Dagsson Moskopp <nils-dagsson-moskopp@dieweltistgarnichtso.net>
Date: Sun, 05 Oct 2008 18:49:15 +0200
Message-ID: <1223225356.11433.23.camel@dell.linuxdev.us.dell.com>
Am Samstag, den 04.10.2008, 19:55 -0500 schrieb Tab Atkins Jr.:

>The great thing about this being a *semantic* issue rather than a
>display issue is that browsers are free to do precisely that - display
>the hint in whatever way makes the most sense for them and is the most
>useful for their users and platform.  

So what sets it off from ordinary labels, then ? Remember, Web Forms 2.0
makes it obvious for many types of data what to expect.


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