[whatwg] Please consider adding a couple more datetime <input> types - type="year" and type="month-day"

Kit Grose kit at iqmultimedia.com.au
Sun Aug 8 18:11:52 PDT 2010

The field being four digits long doesn't restrict its contents to four digits only. I suppose you do raise an interesting concern; should the "year" field also permit the entry of BC/AD? If so, that might invalidate the ability to use a number field; you'd need to use a validation pattern on a standard text field.


On 09/08/2010, at 10:46 AM, Andy Mabbett wrote:

> On Mon, August 9, 2010 00:44, Kit Grose wrote:
>> How is a "year" input any different from a four-digit input type="number"
>> field?
> Years can be more of fewer than four digits. Julius Caesar was born in 100
> BC, for instance, while Manius Acilius Glabrio was consul in 91 AD.
> -- 
> Andy Mabbett
> @pigsonthewing
> http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

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