[whatwg] Customize HTML5 forms placeholder style
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Thu Feb 18 14:07:11 PST 2010
On 2/18/10 4:54 PM, Ashley Sheridan wrote:
> What about a new selector for these sorts of elements?
The topic of this thread is what form this selector should take and how
it should work.
> To me it seems logical that you
> shouldn't be using pseudo elements
Why? If what you're trying to style is the placeholder _text_, then it
needs to be a pseudo-element. If the goal is to style inputs that are
showing a placeholder, then it needs to be a pseudo-class. What's the goal?
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