[whatwg] type="datetime" demo

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 08:26:51 PDT 2004

On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 11:22:37 -0400, Mike Shaver <mike.shaver at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Jul 2004 16:11:11 +0100, Jim Ley <jim.ley at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Netscape 2.0 say but there's loads of them, these sort of errors can
> > be seen by inspection.  You don't use objects on the web, without
> > checking they exist first, it's the first thing to learn.  Which is
> > why rather than baby-stepping people through the code, I pointed to a
> > good resource for them to learn.
> Was the good resource "PLEASE DON'T DO IT", then?  Please, spare us
> all the didactic righteousness.

I'm sorry, you might not care about the quality of script on the web,
especially ones linked to technical specifications, but I do.  And I
do not believe that anyone who is not competent to script should be
writing them.  Seen as the WHAT-WG does have at least 3 people who are
competent enough to do it on their WG, I believe it's even more
important that the examples are done well - as lack of resources
cannot be used as an excuse.


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