[whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes

Garrett Smith dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 07:32:11 PDT 2008

On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 4:34 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 2, 2008 at 6:27 PM, Brenton Strine <Brenton.Strine at citrix.com>
> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 11:36 AM, Andy Lyttle <whatwg at phroggy.com> wrote:

> Of course, it's still not in any way semantic.  The only difference between
> "(optional)" being displayed near the input and being displayed *within* the
> input is one of aesthetics.   The meaning of the document isn't changed one
> iota.  This leans me even more toward a CSS solution.  I'll just bite the
> bullet and bring it up to the CSS WG.

Are you proposing that placeholder could be a positioned object, such
as an image?

> ~TJ

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