[whatwg] Element-related feedback

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 13:06:29 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 11:54 AM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> Most platforms have built-in mechanisms for showing dates and times in a
> fashion of the user's chosing. I suggest using that. It may be that this
> ends up being a lost cause, or that authors don't care about this, but I
> think we should at least give it a shot. I'm reluctant to have an element
> that does nothing visual and is just used for encoding data, since that is
> likely to end up with a lot more bogus data than if it actually does
> something.

Fwiw, as an author, I certainly care about this, and like the ability
to localize the display of the datetime.


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