In the email app there are cases where the user is entering something like a username which may look like an email address (ex: "firstname.lastname@example.org") but may not actually be an email address (ex: just "foo"). In those cases it would be handy to be able to have the keyboard include the "@" sign but not force the validation logic of type=email on us. It is my understanding that inputmode (http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/forms.html#input-modalities:-the-inputmode-attribute) should work for this purpose. However, LayoutManager seems to use inputMode only for extremely limited purposes (allowing "digit" to alter type=number, and "digit" and "numeric" and "-moz-sms" to override type=text).
Firefox OS is not being worked on
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 4 months ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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