[whatwg] Safari-compatible <input type="search">

Nils Dagsson Moskopp nils-dagsson-moskopp at dieweltistgarnichtso.net
Tue Sep 30 07:40:48 PDT 2008

Am Dienstag, den 30.09.2008, 15:31 +0100 schrieb João Eiras:
> > How can the Web designer know how many recent search terms the user would like to keep handy at the search box?
> He/she can't know, and providing that info would be a privacy issue.
> input with type search would simply tell the UA to keep entries typed
> in memory for later reuse, which is a bonus for usability,
I assume that this should be based on the search elements ID attribute,
am I right ? Because common UA behaviour already is to cache entries
(based on ID) ... so what unsolved problem is solved there ?

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