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[whatwg] Proposal for autocompletetype Attribute in HTML5 Specification

From: Ilya Sherman <isherman@chromium.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2012 15:04:58 -0800
Message-ID: <CAA3nRagmCf7P7hzS+JS57Ey8A4Ch62et=7w-2w4yMWwNwm=+Tg@mail.gmail.com>
> One question -- how does this fit with, say, a <select> element for
> country that shows localized country names?  Can it be "autocompleted" as
> well?  If so, does it match on the localized names, the value (which might
> be an ISO 2 or 3-digit code, or something unique to the app), or what?

I would expect that this varies across autofill agents.  For Chrome, we
handle this case pretty well by leveraging the ICU library [
http://site.icu-project.org/ ].
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