[whatwg] <output> and onforminput

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 05:51:53 PDT 2004

On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 12:44:34 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> HTML4+ECMAScript is "backwards compatible" with Lynx.
> >>> Sure it is
> >> So GMail works in Lynx?
> > I don't understand the relevance
> You said HTML4+ECMAScript was backwards-compatible with Lynx.
> GMail uses HTML4+ECMAScript.
> Logically therefore, you must think that GMail works with Lynx.

What complete gibberish, maybe a course in elementary logic would
help.  The technology is backwards compatible, it doesn't mean every
single usage is (just like HTML+CSS doesn't necessarily degrade if you
abuse CSS positioning. )

> >> The use case for the datetime control is any system that needs to have
> >> an exact time, e.g. a calendar application,
> >
> > Could you point me at such an application existing on the web at the
> > moment?
> On the Web, no, not off-hand, but I have one on our Intranet right here.

Right, could you put up some screenshots and a decent description of
that, I'm really struggling for a use case for this feature!  (and
I've asked lots !!)


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