[whatwg] [WF2] Objection to autocomplete Attribute
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Mar 23 10:05:02 PST 2005
On Wed, 23 Mar 2005, [UTF-8] Olav Junker Kjær wrote:
> Therefore the spec has to *describe* and *allow* the currently
> implemented behavior, but does not have to *mandate* it.
> So the spec could describe the meaning of the autocomplete attribute and
> then, without any "should" or "must"'s describe the UI behavior that The
> Banks consider acceptable in a banking client. Then implementors are
> free to choose whether to make their browser Bank-compliant or fully
> user-empowering by default, independently from the decision to support
The exact UI behaviour is left open by the spec right now, it's just the
general behaviour that is defined. And now it's a should, anyway, so UAs
can, if they have a good reason to (like "it's very bad user hostile
UI!"), do something else.
Is that enough?
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