[whatwg] Spellchecking mark III

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Feb 12 02:36:14 PST 2009

The discussion on spellcheck="" focused on two ideas; using spellcheck="" 
mostly as specced here:


...and doing something with lang="". The idea of using lang="" had 
problems that were pointed out by several people, most notably, the issue 
that the user's language doesn't always match the site's. I think this 
makes it inappropriate for this use.

I have added spellcheck="" to the spec.

If there's anything in the feedback that I missed, please let me know. I 
read every e-mail but there didn't seem to be anything specific that I 
should comment on.

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