[whatwg] Customize HTML5 forms placeholder style

L. David Baron dbaron at dbaron.org
Thu Feb 18 14:45:49 PST 2010

On Thursday 2010-02-18 17:40 -0500, L. David Baron wrote:
> I'd be inclined towards the pseudo-class, though, partly since that
> failure mode bothers me less, and partly since it's a lot simpler
> (maybe not to implement in one engine, but probably to implement
> interoperably and to specify, since you need to be careful about
> what applies and doesn't apply to the pseudo-element).

And the other advantage of a pseudo-class is that it lets the author
style the input in other ways, which might be desirable.


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