[whatwg] <input type=number> without keyboard editing
timeless at gmail.com
Sun Nov 7 15:24:55 PST 2010
> Interesting. I'm pretty sure I've seen pages that would break as a
> result... I guess we'll see when a browser tries to do that.
from memory, microb did things like this, and it did break sites :).
such breakage is unfortunate, and the lack of flexibility/ability for
browser vendors to innovate is unfortunate.
> The problem with breaking scripts is that it might cause a UA to not be able
> to ship the feature at all if it breaks existing content. That's why the
> risk of breaking scripts is pretty important (my UA developer's hat on,
personally, i'd favor the content developer use <select> (as mentioned
repeatedly in this thread).
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