[whatwg] Spellchecking mark III

Giovanni Campagna scampa.giovanni at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 10:07:18 PST 2008

2008/12/30 timeless <timeless at gmail.com>

> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 5:20 PM, Kornel Lesiński <kornel at geekhood.net>
> wrote:
> > It's useful for fields that contain non-textual content, e.g. product ID,
> > license plate "number", CAPTCHA answer, etc.
> > Browser would mark these as misspelt, which might be confusing or at
> least
> > distracting.
> this sounds like something browser vendors need to worry about on
> their own and is not a reason to let web pages do anything about it.

maybe we could just say that spellchecking is disabled when type is not text
(for email, uri and number you have validation) and when a pattern attribute
is specified

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