[whatwg] Spellchecking proposal #2
hyatt at apple.com
Fri Jun 23 22:27:43 PDT 2006
Strongly agree. :)
On Jun 23, 2006, at 10:09 PM, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
>> On Fri, 23 Jun 2006 10:22:34 +0700, Lachlan Hunt
>> <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au> wrote:
>>> Roughly what percentage of all use cases would you expect
>>> heuristics and user preferences to give suboptimal results, and
>>> thus require the author's suggestion?
>> IMHO we should not rely on unspecified heuristics. In some
>> browsers, they work rather well, in some they might constantly
>> fail. Leave heuristics for invalid pages, quirks mode etc -- or
>> document these heuristics.
> Generally, that's true. But since spell checking is only a user
> agent feature intended for the user (it doesn't affect the page or
> author in any way) and interoperability between one browser's
> heuristics and another is not required. Browsers should be allowed
> to innovate as much as they like so they can come up with the best
> method that suits their users.
> Lachlan Hunt
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