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Re: [css3-ui] :text-input pseudoclass

From: Nikita Popov <privat@ni-po.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 2009 22:36:52 +0100
Message-ID: <4AF0A274.3060003@ni-po.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
Tab Atkins Jr. schrieb:
> I would like to see a :text-input pseudoclass in CSS3 UI.  It would
> match against any input which is a text input.  In HTML, this means
> <input type=text>, <input> (no type), and <input type=unknown>.
> This is necessary because there are an infinite number of possible
> values for type that would produce a text input.  Right now the only
> way to safely match all text inputs is to do
> input:not([type=password]):not([type=submit]):not([type=date])...
> I commonly use inputs without a type, while generated content
> (produced by script plugins, for example) usually includes type=text,
> and I want to style these the same easily.  As well, I'd like
> currently unsupported input types (like date in anything but Opera) to
> be styled like text inputs while they're unsupported, but be styled
> like proper date inputs later when they're recognized as such.
> ~TJ
Why not to  use input:not([type]), input[type=text]?

Nikita Popov
Received on Tuesday, 3 November 2009 22:09:02 UTC

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