[whatwg] <input type=number> without keyboard editing

Aryeh Gregor Simetrical+w3c at gmail.com
Sat Nov 13 16:33:34 PST 2010

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 10:31 PM, TAMURA, Kent <tkent at chromium.org> wrote:
> Thank you for many comments on this topic.
> I understand the team can use <select> or <input type=range>, and the team
> is actually using
> <input type=range> instead of <input type=number> for now.
> I'm not sure if the requirements of the team are common.  But I'm afraid
> that type=number implementations for the current specification can't satisfy
> requirements
> of actual Web application UI and type=number won't be used widely.

It would help a lot if you'd explain the reasons for the requirements
you gave, so we can understand them properly.  What exactly was the
input being used for?  Is it a public app you can point us to, or at
least something where you can describe exactly what the input was
being used for?

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