[whatwg] Placeholder option for text input boxes

Nils Dagsson Moskopp nils-dagsson-moskopp at dieweltistgarnichtso.net
Sun Oct 5 09:49:15 PDT 2008

Am Samstag, den 04.10.2008, 19:55 -0500 schrieb Tab Atkins Jr.:

>The great thing about this being a *semantic* issue rather than a
>display issue is that browsers are free to do precisely that - display
>the hint in whatever way makes the most sense for them and is the most
>useful for their users and platform.  

So what sets it off from ordinary labels, then ? Remember, Web Forms 2.0
makes it obvious for many types of data what to expect.



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