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

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 02:56:37 PST 2005

On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 12:33:33 -0500, Matthew Raymond
<mattraymond at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I'm not certain that every browser supports the form control aspect
> of <object>.

I'm almost certain no browser supports the datetime proposals :-)

 There's also the question as to why we can't just do this instead:
> | <dateinput id="date" value="2005-01-30">

Absolutely no reason, I'd be happy with this too, but Ian, without
really giving his reasons, has been very opposed to introducing new
elements, I assume he has good ones, hence the reason why I've been
suggesting re-using existing ones that come with the exact ability we

> In fact, I've
> half talked myself into using this format just having typed it right now...
I'd be happy with it, the current fallback of date means I could never use it.



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