[whatwg] Type Date

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Fri May 7 11:28:19 PDT 2010

On Fri, May 7, 2010 at 11:26 AM, Schalk Neethling
<schalk at ossreleasefeed.com> wrote:
> Hey TJ, I understand what type=date is supposed to offer the user and agree that using Modernizr to detect whether the element is supported and provide a fallback but my more direct question is, would HTML 5 offer the ability to allow a user to use either the date picker or enter the date manually if the type=date attribute is specified. Something like for example <input type=date editable=true />

HTML5 doesn't specify anything about how the date input is presented.
It's entirely up to the browser to decide if they want to allow the
user to type a date in, or just use a datepicker, or what.


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