[whatwg] Review of the 3.16 section and the HTMLInputElement interface
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Nov 11 16:14:41 PST 2008
On Tue, 11 Nov 2008, Samuel Santos wrote:
> >> On Thu, 6 Nov 2008, Samuel Santos wrote:
> >> >
> >> > If changing the button text can be a security issue (e.g. induce
> >> > the user to an action that he's not aware of), we can come up with
> >> > some solutions.
> >> >
> >> > What about allowing the Author to change the control's locale? By
> >> > doing so, the UA can then render the button with the same locale as
> >> > the application without compromising the security.
> >> It seems like browsers should do this already based on the lang=""
> >> attribute. I recommend asking browser vendors to implement this.
> > @lang will definitively fix the problem if browsers are willing to
> > implement it.
> Ian, can I ask you to please check this with browser vendors?
I don't think the problem is worth fixing, so I'm probably not the best
person to convince them. :-)
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