[whatwg] <input type=email multiple>
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Nov 25 04:36:10 PST 2008
On Thu, 4 Jan 2007, Mihai Sucan wrote:
> I know it's rather very late for comments and suggestions to WebForms 2.
> Yet, I think they are welcome for future versions. Hixie, if you have
> any notes (or whatever) about WF3, please also include this suggestion
> (if you haven't done so already).
> Today I was working on a newsletter web application where the client is
> given an input labeled "To", just like in email clients. The client can
> wirte multiple comma separated email addresses. I intended to use the
> input type=email WF2 enhancement, however I've just learned this only
> works with inputs which accept one single email address.
> For WF3 I would suggest that this use case should be taken into
> Most email web applications have a single "To" field where the user can
> write multiple comma separated email addresses, with autocomplete for
> each address.
> The new type value could be "emails", "email-list", or even "email-csv".
I've added <input type=email multiple> for this case.
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