[whatwg] Proposal for autocompletetype Attribute in HTML5 Specification

Ilya Sherman isherman at chromium.org
Thu Jan 26 15:04:58 PST 2012

> One question -- how does this fit with, say, a <select> element for
> country that shows localized country names?  Can it be "autocompleted" as
> well?  If so, does it match on the localized names, the value (which might
> be an ISO 2 or 3-digit code, or something unique to the app), or what?

I would expect that this varies across autofill agents.  For Chrome, we
handle this case pretty well by leveraging the ICU library [
http://site.icu-project.org/ ].

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