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Re: How to turn autocomplete off

From: Michael A. Peters <mpeters@mac.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2009 12:21:20 -0700
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des@des.no>, nijtram1@hotmail.com, www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <4A79DBB0.2070707@mac.com>
Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Jul 17, 2009, at 22:10, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
>> "M. Verbakel" <nijtram1@gmail.com> writes:
>>> I made a small form, but when i try to fill it in, i can't click on 
>>> the next field!
>>> How can I, XHTML 1.0 Transitional valid, turn it autocomplete off?
>> That's a browser issue.  There is no autocomplete in HTML.
> There is in HTML5:
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#the-autocomplete-attribute

 From the HTML 5 draft:

The off  state indicates that the control's input data is either 
particularly sensitive (for example the activation code for a nuclear 
weapon) or is a value that will never be reused


I'm not sure I want a web browser interface for activating nuclear 
weapons ... XSS and all ;)
Received on Wednesday, 5 August 2009 19:22:21 UTC

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