[whatwg] Re: Web Forms 2: Altenative to <select editable>

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jun 25 08:47:14 PDT 2004

On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, Malcolm Rowe wrote:
>>> As you point out, we do also have the option of using both: a text box
>>> paired with a select, in some form. While that provides the right
>>> functionality in legacy clients, it'd be quite complex to author and use
>>> (at the server-side), and I'd imagine, very complex for UA authors to
>>> support.
>> Yeah, I'm not sure it's worth the effort.
> The functionality in general, or pairing an input and select specifically?
> If the latter, I agree. If the former, well, it'd be a pity, but if we can't
> come up with something acceptable ..

The second one.

I am thinking we should remove <select editable> from this version of the
draft, though. At least until we have a more concrete proposal.

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