[thelist] autocomplete="off"

VOLKAN ÖZÇELİK volkan.ozcelik at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 00:09:57 CST 2005

> autocomplete="off" doesn't validate in HTML version 4.01 transitional.
> Is it valid in any HTML version?


> Is there any better or more standard method to prevent browsers from
> autocompleting form fields?

AFAIK, no. Unless you fool the client by setting the attribute via DOM

However, if you really do need to use it, and you are aware of its
pros and cons; you know what you are doing and why you are doing then
simply use it.

"Valid XHTML" is not (simply) a badge of honor. The important thing is
to understand the paradigm shift rather than blindly validating your
... Just my humble opinion.


Volkan Ozcelik
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