[whatwg] Interaction between @multiple, @pattern and @list
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jan 4 15:28:10 PST 2011
On Fri, 1 Oct 2010, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> However, for <input type=email multiple pattern=".*@company.com"> the
> pattern is applied to the value as a whole, rather than to the
> individual addresses. This seems less useful. It can be worked around
> using more complex patterns, such as pattern=".*@company.com(,
> .*@company.com)*". This works but is pretty clumsy. It also gets worse
> for situations like pattern=".*@(company.com|parner.com)(,
> I suggest that when pattern and multiple are both applied on a control,
> that the pattern is applied to each individual component of the value,
> rather than the value as a whole.
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