[whatwg] Improving autocomplete

Adam Barth w3c at adambarth.com
Fri Oct 26 01:01:44 PDT 2012

On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 12:43 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at annevk.nl> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 9:24 AM, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> [...]
> I'm missing the scenario that requires such interference from a web
> developer. Can't a UA just offer to autocomplete a form for me once it
> finds one? (Or in other words, unless I'm missing something this seems
> like a solution without a provided use case.)

When should the UA offer to fill in the form (e.g., to select which
address they would like to use for shipping this particular order)?
In particular, Elliott wrote:

> Authors can also display
> no forms at all to users of a browser who implements this proposal for
> one click checkout experiences which are important on mobile devices.


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