[whatwg] Changing punctuation value of input element in telephone state
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Apr 6 16:08:47 PDT 2010
On Wed, 7 Apr 2010, Mounir Lamouri wrote:
> > Well the alternative is to not have the user agent change the value at
> > all, in which case you still have to do server-side canonicalisation,
> > so I don't think it really makes any difference.
> If the UA is not changing the value, we are sure at least webpage
> authors can easily specify how they want the telephone number to be
> formatted and check it with pattern attribute (or use
If the author is doing the formatting, it's really not much better than a
type=text field. The reason to have type=tel is to allow the UA to do that
part of the work.
> I've opened bug 9439 about this issue.
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