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2527[Authors] [Conformance Checkers] WF2: Allow placeholder='' to be empty. No need to be overzealous in our requirements. (credit: sp)2008-12-02 11:35
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--- source	(revision 2526)
+++ source	(revision 2527)
@@ -30188,9 +30188,8 @@
   attribute represents a <em>short</em> hint (a word or short phrase)
   intended to aid the user with data entry. A hint could be a sample
   value or a brief description of the expected format. The attribute,
-  if specified, must have a value that is not the empty string and
-  that contains no U+000A LINE FEED (LF) or U+000D CARRIAGE RETURN
-  (CR) characters.</p>
+  if specified, must have a value that contains no U+000A LINE FEED
+  (LF) or U+000D CARRIAGE RETURN (CR) characters.</p>
 
   <p class="note">For a longer hint or other advisory text, the <code
   title="attr-title">title</code> attribute is more appropriate.</p>

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