[whatwg] Spellchecking proposal #2
mattraymond at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 26 12:41:24 PDT 2006
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Quoting Gervase Markham <gerv at mozilla.org>:
>> If this whole attribute rigmarole is merely about trying to distinguish
>> between an <input type="text"> containing email addresses and one
>> containing a subject line, then it seems like a storm in a teacup to me.
>> Either people have to manually request it for subject lines, or the
>> email addresses get red squiggly underlines - deal with it. :-)
> So Google is using a <textarea> for email addresses.
They can work around this by using the repetition features in Web
| <tr id="order" repeat="template" repeat-start="1">
| <select name="email[order].type">
| <input type="text" name="email[order].address" pattern="[email]">
| <td><button type="remove">Remove</button></td>
| <p><button type="add" template="order">Add Email Address</button></p>
(Note: Replace "[email]" above with a valid pattern value for email.)
Are email addresses common enough for an "email" type??? They seem
pretty common to me, but we might be overloading the |type| attribute a
bit if we add a new value that's so close to being text. Also, that
doesn't help the above scenario, because I think Google allows names
from an address book in the place of addresses.
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