[whatwg] Tag Proposal: spelling

Charles Pritchard chuck at jumis.com
Sat Dec 11 15:20:05 PST 2010

On 12/11/2010 6:01 AM, Bjartur Thorlacius wrote:
> On 11/29/10, Charles Pritchard<chuck at jumis.com>  wrote:
>> annotations, to conveying to the user that an area is misspelled using
>> the same visual cues as contenteditable.
> Why would that be desired?

Use case:
Turning off auto spell checking, and using a server-side solution.
User experience would be the same, as far as the UI displays misspelled 
ranges, though suggestions are a different situation.

As an extended case:
Taboo words might be always be highlighted, even when they're in the 
user's dictionary.

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