[whatwg] Decimal comma in numeric input
singer at apple.com
Fri Jan 20 09:58:28 PST 2012
Sorry, I didn't mean to argue that CSS should be involved, merely that the communication user to user-agent should be considered to use locle-dependent formats, and that the communication user-agent to server should be in a standard format.
On Jan 19, 2012, at 16:29 , Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
> 2012-01-20 1:19, David Singer wrote:
>> What the user enters and sees on screen is a presentational/locale issue
> Which one? “Presentational” normally refers to things like layout design, colors, fonts, and borders. Locales are something different.
> The difference between “1.005” meaning one thousand and five vs. one and five thousandths is normally regarded as a locale difference, and nobody has suggested that that it should be handled in CSS when it is about document content.
> Why would things suddenly change when it comes to user interface? Besides, there is nothing in CSS as currently defined that even tries to address such issues.
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