[whatwg] textarea newline format - raw value vs. transformed value and setSelectionRange

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon May 2 16:21:26 PDT 2011

On Tue, 4 Jan 2011, Michael A. Puls II wrote:
> But, what happens when pressing ENTER in a textarea? Should it always 
> create a \n in the raw value? What if you paste content that has "Line 
> 1\r\nLine 2" in an empty textarea area? Will the raw value contain "Line 
> 1\nLine 2" then?

I've clarified the spec to indicate explicitly that U+000A is what should 
be inserted for a line break when the user edits the page. The behaviour 
when the user pastes a U+000D into a textarea is up to the UA, but could 
include inserting the U+000D.

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