[whatwg] Type Date

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Thu May 6 15:36:00 PDT 2010

On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 3:30 PM, Schalk Neethling
<schalk at ossreleasefeed.com> wrote:
> Just to rectify any misunderstanding, I love the date picker that Opera provides and others will hopefully do in turn but, my question is that currently using type=date only provides the option of selecting a date using the date picker. In a recent talk I gave on HTML 5 the question arose that well, what if the user wants to have both options on the same field?
> My suggestion was to fall back to using a standard text input field and use JavaScript to add the date picker which will allow the user to enter the date manually if so desired. Are there any current plans to add this ability to type=date or is the fallback the best option?

That's a browser UI issue, then.  File a bug on Opera suggesting that.


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