[whatwg] Text areas with pattern attributes?

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Sun Aug 30 05:28:17 PDT 2009

On Sun, 30 Aug 2009 03:44:26 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> Also, maxlength cannot be enforced as client-side validation requirement
>> due to compatibility issues.
> I thought we had worked around that with the dirty value flag?

I misremembered. However, there is another compatibility problem with the  
maxLength DOM attribute. I filed a bug on that. (When the content  
attribute is missing the DOM attribute should return -1, not 0.)

Anne van Kesteren

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