[whatwg] Text areas with pattern attributes?

Michelangelo De Simone micdesim at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 11:18:33 PDT 2009

2009/8/24 Peter Kasting <pkasting at google.com>:

> I think "pattern" is significantly less valuable than "maxlength", but it
> wouldn't be too difficult to add support for it.  I vote weakly against.

More than that I'm a little concerned about potential performance
drawbacks: having a pattern to be applied completely on a veeery long
textarea could be a problem, such things can't be left to authors'
good will. IMO.


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