[whatwg] Syntax Highlighting [was: several messages]
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Dec 10 19:51:04 PST 2004
On Fri, 10 Dec 2004, James Graham wrote:
> Sure. But in this particular case, I happen to think that the overall
> measure of benefit, which we can parameterise something like:
> (probability of implementation) * (usefulness of feature if implemented)
> / (added complexity), is pretty large even if p(implementation) is small
> because, not only is the feature useful but because the added complexity
> is almost zero. Therefore,, I think it's worth adding to the spec even
> at this late stage.
Ok, I've added an "accept" attribute to <textarea>, with no implementation
requirements and with the semantic that it gives the type of content that
is expected (as a MIME type).
But don't expect UAs to do anything with it this decade. :-)
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