[whatwg] textarea accept attribute -- solution to rich text editing in WF2?
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 23 20:18:03 PDT 2005
On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
> I may have spoken too soon on the absence of rich text editing textarea
> in WF2.
> Looking at the spec, there is an accept attribute for the textarea
> element, and its description fits the bill very nicely. If we have
> accept="text/html" or accept="application/xml+xhtml", it is totally up
> to the UA to provide a specialized editor -- the HTML editor in this
> Am I right on this one?
Yes, but note that the UA is not required to perform any validating or
anything. In practice I doubt we'll ever see useful implementations
(whereas we already have useful, and used, implementations of the
Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
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