Browser Login Plugin

Martin Atkins mart at
Fri May 20 01:57:42 PDT 2005

Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
> Why not ditch the extra link tags, and just make the browser auto-fill the
> first form element named 'openid_url' and submit the form?  If done right,
> it can just submit, or javascript could intercept.
> The added advantage of everybody using one name like "openid_url" for that
> field is that browsers will naturally prefill it as you type the first
> letter in it....  I type "b" and browser says b[].  I heard
> that's what the WHATWG is trying to standardize anyway... just little
> naming conventions.

I guess that works. It seems dirty, but then this whole thing seems 
dirty to a certain extent.

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