[whatwg] Authoring feedback on <datalist>

Aryeh Gregor Simetrical+w3c at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 16:42:03 PST 2010

It's also worth noting that <datalist> currently seems to be conceived
as a combobox, while search suggestions deserve totally different UI.
Opera's UI is suitable to search suggestions, but WebKit's proposed UI
is inappropriate for them:


There's a little drop-down arrow you have to click to get the list,
which is unexpected for search suggestions.  If a separate "suggest"
IDL attribute were added, UAs could provide different UI for that and

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