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Re: AUTOCOMPLETE=off is now a valid tag for input tags

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 16:35:45 +0200
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <083FBAFB-9FE9-40E2-90DA-7B17F401AF84@iki.fi>
To: ryan <ryan@homesweetfurniture.com>

On Jan 16, 2008, at 05:35, ryan wrote:

> Validating  http://www.HomeSweetFurniture.com has no attribute Line  
> 116, Column 65: there is no attribute "AUTOCOMPLETE".

The autocomplete attribute is not part of any W3C Recommendation, even  
though the attribute has been around for a long time. Web Forms 2  
(Working Draft at http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-web-forms-2-20060821/)  
specifies the attribute.

There's an experimental HTML5 validator that includes Web Forms 2.0  
validation at:

(HTML5 isn't even a W3C Working Draft. The WD publication is scheduled  
to happen later this month.)
Henri Sivonen
Received on Thursday, 17 January 2008 14:36:11 UTC

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