[whatwg] Forms-related feedback
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jul 29 19:32:05 PDT 2013
On Tue, 30 Jul 2013, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > On Tue, 30 Jul 2013, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
> >> I actually think we need to distinguish between local and floating
> >> time zones.
> >> When using datetime-local, I would actually expect that the browser
> >> picks the local timezone as the default time zone, so doesn't expose
> >> a timezone entry in the UI. The value that is returned by the form,
> >> however, actually has a timezone.
> > That's type=datetime (the time zone is always UTC).
> Hmm.. .what does a JS dev use, then, when they want to require a user to
> have to pick a timezone other than UTC?
There's no control in HTML today that exposes a time zone interface,
whether it's UTC or anything else.
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