Format strings (Was: [whatwg] Something for the end-user??)

Ian Hickson ian at
Thu Jun 24 04:21:48 PDT 2004

On Sat, 19 Jun 2004, Dean Edwards wrote:
> i'm responding to this *again* because it seems to have been overlooked.
> so here is a summary of why i feel we need a "format" attribute.

I agree that "format" would be useful. I plan on addressing this in Web
Forms 3.0 rather than 2.0. (Or maybe in Web Apps 1.0 or 2.0, since there
have been some good arguments made for needing something like this in
general for i18n support.)

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