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Re: Styling HTML placeholder attribute

From: Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 18:05:16 +0000
Message-ID: <510AB25C.5050108@lamouri.fr>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 31/01/13 17:21, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
> Requiring the caret color to match that of the
> placeholder text seems like an implementation detail; from a user standpoint
> there is no reason why they must match. (And I appreciate that making them
> different may be more work than it sounds implementation-wise).

I do not think this is an implementation detail. Ideally, the caret
colour should be the colour of the text if the element wasn't in the
placeholder state. However, I'm not sure if specifying that is a good
idea but I know nothing about CSS specifications and Gecko layout engine...

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