[whatwg] <input type="text" accept="">
alexey at feldgendler.ru
Sun Jun 11 10:12:05 PDT 2006
On Sun, 11 Jun 2006 23:29:39 +0700, Anne van Kesteren
<fora at annevankesteren.nl> wrote:
>>>> One can also say that authors should not have explicit control over
>>>> whether hyperlinks are underlined or not.
>>> The difference is that underlining is presentation, spell checking is
>>> not. The functionality of a link cannot be changed with CSS,
>>> likewise spell checking shouldn't either.
>> Enabling or disabling spell checking doesn't change the functionality
>> of an input. It can still be used to submit arbitrary text to the
>> server. But misspelled words in an input with spellchecking enabled are
>> underlined with a wavy red line (and the underlining style could even
>> be changed by CSS), and that's presentation.
> And providing alternate suggestions, synonyms et cetera is too? Having
> some kind of "semantic sheets" would be cool I guess for these kind of
I'd say "behavior sheets", not "semantic sheets".
> I guess it looks like it would fit in CSS because the functionality is
> not strictly needed, but I'm unsure if it's really just presentation...
Ok, it's not just presentation. It's about behavior, too. But I don't
think that it's wrong to use CSS for behavior. In fact, IE already does
so, and I think it's one of IE's strengths.
Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
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