[whatwg] Hide placeholder on input controls on focus

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 16:44:41 PDT 2013

On 23 Mar 2013 10:00, "Tim Streater" <tim at clothears.org.uk> wrote:
> On 22 Mar 2013 at 22:32, Glenn Maynard <glenn at zewt.org> wrote:
> > I start typing after I read the placeholder.  Hiding placeholder text
> > because I focused the input is wrong; I may not have read it yet.
> You shouldn't start typing until you *have* read it. Simples.

When you tab onto it, you likely haven't seen it yet. Whereas when you
click on it, you likely have.


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