[whatwg] Re: BNF documentation for validated input types

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Nov 12 06:56:59 PST 2004

On Mon, 30 Aug 2004, Brian Wilson wrote:
> As a possible alternative, since pattern attributes are defined using 
> ecmascript-ish regexps, perhaps the strictly-patterned input types could 
> be as well.

I did consider this, but then I realised that if I made a mistake in the 
regexps, it'd be my fault if the UAs all got it wrong too. :-)

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