[whatwg] HTML5 Input (Color)
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 24 15:38:15 PDT 2010
On Wed, 28 Jul 2010, Leo Dutra ~Y wrote:
> I were asking myself about HTML5 input with type "color". I'm a
> brazillian developer and I see a huge problem with the new input type.
> The problem is that RGB color names are expected to be written in
> English. This is not a good, or even, usability. I'd like input
> type="color" to work for any language without "porting acrobatics". So I
> have a new idea.
I think you may misunderstand the <input type=color> widget. It's supposed
to be a colour picker, with no text at all.
On Thu, 29 Jul 2010, Leonardo Dutra wrote:
> "The input element represents a color well control, for setting the
> element's value to a string representing a simple color." - HTML5 Draft
> What does "String" means?
"string" means "sequence of characters" (in this case); however, that is
what is sent to the server, not what the user enters.
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