[whatwg] [Web Forms 2.0] Last minute suggestion - The <format> element.
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jan 21 04:42:27 PST 2005
On Thu, 20 Jan 2005, Matthew Raymond wrote:
> I've been bugged for a while by the problem of formatting hints for date
> and time inputs. The current model requires that either the server
> determines the format for itself... [...]
> I think we should introduce to WF2 a new element called <format> that would
> contain the formatting hint text. This element would be rendered in legacy
> user agents as text, but in WF2 user agents, its contents would be used in a
> far more intelligent manner. Take this example, for instance: [...]
I'm reluctant to add new features at this late stage. Does this demo:
...not handle the case well enough?
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