[whatwg] [wf2] autofocus

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Nov 25 11:14:10 PST 2005

On Fri, 25 Nov 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Regarding 
> <http://whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/#the-autofocus>.
> What happens when a form control is already there but its autofocus DOM 
> attribute is set to "true"? Same as calling the .focus() method on the 
> form control or same as "nothing happens"?

The spec lists all the requirements for autofocus="" handling, and none of 
them imply anything should happen when the attribute is dynamically 
changed, therefore nothing happens.

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