[whatwg] [Web Forms 2.0] Last minute suggestion - The <format> element.

Olav Junker Kjær olav at olav.dk
Sun Jan 23 15:51:10 PST 2005

Jim Ley wrote:
>>Date entry should be either unambiguous (e.g. picking from a calendar)
>>or consistently in the same format across sites. Otherwise users will
>>buy plane tickets for the wrong dates and will be unhappy.
> The current state of the web does not involve unambigous dates, yet
> the problem you describe is not widespread.

I just took a quick survey of different airline sites, and all of them 
use dropdowns and calendars to ensure unambiguous date entry.

Olav Junker Kjær

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