[whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes
giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Wed Oct 1 10:05:45 PDT 2008
It is about how to write the feature detection code. This kind of code
should be especially robust and relying on deprecated features does not make
it more so.
From: whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org
[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Aaron Boodman
Sent: Wednesday, October 01, 2008 6:56 PM
To: Kristof Zelechovski
Cc: whatwg; Joao Eiras
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes
2008/10/1 Kristof Zelechovski <giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl>:
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-HTML/html.html#ID-642250288> contains
> same deprecating statement.
I think it would be really unfortunate if we followed through with this, and
I definitely think that input.placeholder should work.
The attribute/property symmetry is one of the longest running traditions in
pleasant. We shouldn't break with long-established, useful traditions just
to make a small minority of cases more consistent.
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