[whatwg] input type="country"?

Alexey Feldgendler alexey at feldgendler.ru
Wed Aug 23 06:52:45 PDT 2006

On Wed, 23 Aug 2006 20:51:25 +0700, James Graham <jg307 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:

>>> There are times I have to select in which country I live in.
>>> Wouldn't a input type="country" widget be useful here?
>>> I couldn't find one on the web forms 2.0 spec, but something in that
>>> line is already there, then I'm sorry, and you can ignore this mail.

>>  What would be different between <input type="country"> and <select>?

> I presume he's thinking of an input with a browser-supplied list of  
> countries. This has been discussed before as, as I recall, was  
> considered a huge can of worms that we don't want to open.

Could you point to that discussion in the archive?

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
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