[whatwg] input type="country"?
arveb at opera.com
Wed Aug 23 06:53:04 PDT 2006
On Wed, 23 Aug 2006 15:44:37 +0200, Martijn <martijn.martijn at gmail.com>
> 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.
Which countries we have in the world, and how they are named is a rather
volatile property. Countries change name depending on the current rule(r),
and as not-too-distant European history taught us, countries break up.
The definition of what is a country varies depending on who you ask, so
such a form control is hard to accomplish.
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