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

Křištof Želechovski giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Tue Sep 30 23:47:46 PDT 2008

Binoculars are more appropriate because they can be used to look around
whereas a magnifying glass cannot.

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[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Christoph Päper
Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2008 11:55 PM
To: WHAT working group
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Safari-compatible <input type="search">

The magnifying glass was a particularly poor choice by Apple[1],  
because icons featuring one usually represent zooming (in).  
Binoculars are (for some reason) more common as symbols for searches.  
Eyes and spectacles OTOH most often represent visibility.

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