[whatwg] More input element feedback

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Aug 12 16:39:25 PDT 2009

On Mon, 3 Aug 2009, Garrett Smith wrote:
> Why did you want valueAsNumber in the first place?
> Why do you need valueAsDate?
> Both of these seem unnecessary, out of place and overcomplicate INPUT.

Both are included as convenience methods to allow authors to get the data 
in a direct form without needing to parse it manually.

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