[whatwg] Decimal comma in numeric input

Bronislav Klučka Bronislav.Klucka at bauglir.com
Fri Jan 20 10:52:30 PST 2012

On 20.1.2012 18:52, Cameron Heavon-Jones wrote:
> The lang attribute is the structural declaration of the content's localization, be it prose or data values. There should be no difference in what the following mean:
> <p lang="en">This is some english text</p>
> <input lang="en" type="text" value="This is some english input"/>
> <input lang="en" type="date" value="2012"/>  <!-- An english date -->
"English date" is misleading term here

<input lang="en" type="datetime" value="2010-11-19T15:48+01:00"/>
is a datetime, not English datetime, not Czech datetime (since time zone suggests CET), but a datetime, the difference is how it should be presented. But also in this case translation/language has no meaning here, because of the time zone in dates, East Coast Time presentation will be different than London time presentation, it can have the same structure (mm/dd/yyyy [0-11]:[0-59] am/pm) but values should be different.
And without lang attribute, this should follow users choice
11/19/2010 2:48 pm in London, 19.11.2010 15:48 in Prague and as such should be displayed according to localization


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