[whatwg] Proposal: datesubmissionformat
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 17 16:45:43 PDT 2004
On Tue, 20 Jul 2004, Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> I'd like to propose an additional feature for Web Forms 2, namely the
> ability for the author to control - to a limited extent - the submission
> format of an <input type=date> control.
I'd really like to avoid making the submission format configurable. It
adds yet another variable, which makes testing this much harder. (It is
already exceedingly complicated.)
> What's the use case for this feature? Just one: For sites that have
> already deployed a form that accepts dates, this feature would allow
> them to provide enhanced support for WF2-compliant UAs with minimal
Supporting ISO-8601 on the server side is trivial; a single line of Perl
or PHP in the common case.
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