[whatwg] input type=barcode?

Randy randy at prowebdesign.nl
Wed Aug 3 08:50:43 PDT 2011

On top of that, the vast majority of these readers just translate it back to text. It's just another input "device", as barcodes are fixed (and sometimes standardized) fonts.

See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barcode

------Original Message------
From: Anne van Kesteren
Sender: whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org
To: Mikko Rantalainen
Subject: Re: [whatwg] input type=barcode?
Sent: Aug 3, 2011 17:21

On Wed, 03 Aug 2011 16:52:03 +0200, Mikko Rantalainen  
<mikko.rantalainen at peda.net> wrote:
> What do you think?

Implementing this seems rather complicated for such a niche use. It also  
seems better to let sites handle this by themselves so these physical  
codes can evolve more easily.

Anne van Kesteren

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