[whatwg] input element list attribute and filtering suggestions

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Fri Jul 29 15:31:07 PDT 2011

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 3:22 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jul 2011, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> The problem is the other way around. When wanting to show a short list
>> that should be filtered based on user input.
> Why would it matter if the list is filtered or not when it's short?

Choosing something at the bottom of a 10 item list is likely about as
annoying as simply writing the whole email address manually and
ignoring the <datalist> feature completely.

Has any browsers implemented the UI you are suggesting? Is any planning to?

/ Jonas

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