[whatwg] Suggested changes to Web Forms 2.0, 2004-07-01 working

Will Levine wlevine at gmail.com
Fri Jul 9 07:03:42 PDT 2004

On Fri, 9 Jul 2004 14:37:44 +0100, Jim Ley <jim.ley at gmail.com> wrote:
> > <label>Date: <input type="date" name="date1" value="MM/DD/YYYY"></label>
> This does not work for me, since it prevents me having a default
> value.  (such as happens when you return to a form after a submission
> failure).

First of all, isn't the date syntax in WF2 YYYY-MM-DD?

Second, the problem with just using an actual date as default value
like 1995-12-06, is that sometimes a user wouldn't be able to tell MM
from DD, correct?

(I'm just trying to understand the problem better.)


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