[whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes

Kristof Zelechovski giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Sat Oct 4 07:46:42 PDT 2008

IMHO, the hint should be marked when the control gets focus so that it will
be clear that the text will disappear.

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Am Samstag, den 04.10.2008, 16:34 +0200 schrieb Kristof Zelechovski
> IMHO, The hint should not disappear on focus.  It should remain until
> a new value is entered.

This is a BAD idea for consistency reasons - historically only selected
text disappears on input.



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