[whatwg] What exactly is contentEditable for?
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 23 19:36:39 PDT 2005
On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
> As you know, there is already a scheme for communicating server's
> expectations on input -- forms.
> I can't see how contentEditable fits in this scheme.
It doesn't. If you want contentEditable to be submitted, you need to use
a line of script.
> And answering your earlier comment, I understand that it's just a couple
> of lines of code to provide that communication. The problem is that it's
> not a consistent or standardized way, which makes it next to impossible
> to determine how this communication is handled without actually
> executing the code.
True. But it is what IE does. Our hands are pretty much tied on this.
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