[whatwg] input type="country"?

David Håsäther hasather at gmail.com
Wed Aug 23 07:24:52 PDT 2006

On 8/23/06, Martijn <martijn.martijn at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/23/06, David Håsäther <hasather at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Well, the browser should be able to keep up with the current list of
> > > countries, shouldn't it? It's not like it is something that is
> > > changing every minute.
> >
> > But what if you use a browser with an old list, and your contry isn't
> > listed. Or are you proposing that browsers download a list every time?
> That could happen nowadays also, that a country isn't listed in the
> select control. Indeed, I would think that the browser would keep up
> with a list of available countries.

Yes, this is why it's probably not a good idea to use a select list
for contries, since there is a possibility that your country is not on
the list.

David Håsäther

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