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From: Michael Smith via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 22:37:22 +0000
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Examples for type=datetime and type=datetime-local. (whatwg r4214)

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    <code class="no-backref" title="dom-textarea/input-setSelectionRange"><a href="#dom-textarea-input-setselectionrange">setSelectionRange()</a></code> methods.</p>
 
+  </div><div class="example">
+
+   <p>The following fragment shows part of a calendar application. A
+   user can specify a date and time for a meeting (in his local time
+   zone, probably, though the user agent can allow the user to change
+   that), and since the submitted data includes the time-zone offset,
+   the application can ensure that the meeting is shown at the correct
+   time regardless of the time zones used by all the participants.</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;fieldset&gt;
+ &lt;legend&gt;Add Meeting&lt;/legend&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;&lt;label&gt;Meeting name: &lt;input type=text name="meeting.label"&gt;&lt;/label&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;&lt;label&gt;Meeting time: &lt;input type=datetime name="meeting.start"&gt;&lt;/label&gt;
+&lt;/fieldset&gt;</pre>
+
+   <p>Had the application used the <code title="attr-input-type-datetime-local"><a href="#local-date-and-time-state">datetime-local</a></code> type
+   instead, the calendar application would have also had to explicitly
+   determine which time zone the user intended.</p>
+
   </div><h6 id="date-state"><span class="secno">4.10.5.1.8 </span><dfn title="attr-input-type-date">Date</dfn> state</h6><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i></p><p>The <code><a href="#the-input-element">input</a></code> element <a href="#represents">represents</a> a control
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    <code class="no-backref" title="dom-textarea/input-setSelectionRange"><a href="#dom-textarea-input-setselectionrange">setSelectionRange()</a></code> methods.</p>
 
+  </div><div class="example">
+
+   <p>The following example shows part of a flight booking
+   application. The application uses an <code><a href="#the-input-element">input</a></code> element
+   with its <code title="attr-input-type"><a href="#attr-input-type">type</a></code> attribute set to
+   <code title="attr-input-type-datetime-local"><a href="#local-date-and-time-state">datetime-local</a></code>,
+   and it then interprets the given date and time in the time zone of
+   the selected airport.</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;fieldset&gt;
+ &lt;legend&gt;Destination&lt;/legend&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;&lt;label&gt;Airport: &lt;input type=text name=to list=airports&gt;&lt;/label&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;&lt;label&gt;Departure time: &lt;input type=datetime-local name=totime step=3600&gt;&lt;/label&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
+&lt;/fieldset&gt;
+&lt;datalist id=airports&gt;
+ &lt;option value=ATL label="Atlanta"&gt;
+ &lt;option value=MEM label="Memphis"&gt;
+ &lt;option value=LHR label="London Heathrow"&gt;
+ &lt;option value=LAX label="Los Angeles"&gt;
+ &lt;option value=FRA label="Frankfurt"&gt;
+&lt;/datalist&gt;</pre>
+
+   <p>If the application instead used the <code title="attr-input-type-datetime"><a href="#date-and-time-state">datetime</a></code> type, then the
+   user would have to work out the time-zone conversions himself,
+   which is clearly not a good user experience!</p>
+
   </div><h6 id="number-state"><span class="secno">4.10.5.1.13 </span><dfn title="attr-input-type-number">Number</dfn> state</h6><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i></p><p>The <code><a href="#the-input-element">input</a></code> element <a href="#represents">represents</a> a control
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    <code class=no-backref title=dom-textarea/input-setSelectionRange><a href=#dom-textarea-input-setselectionrange>setSelectionRange()</a></code> methods.</p>
 
+  </div><div class=example>
+
+   <p>The following fragment shows part of a calendar application. A
+   user can specify a date and time for a meeting (in his local time
+   zone, probably, though the user agent can allow the user to change
+   that), and since the submitted data includes the time-zone offset,
+   the application can ensure that the meeting is shown at the correct
+   time regardless of the time zones used by all the participants.</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;fieldset&gt;
+ &lt;legend&gt;Add Meeting&lt;/legend&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;&lt;label&gt;Meeting name: &lt;input type=text name="meeting.label"&gt;&lt;/label&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;&lt;label&gt;Meeting time: &lt;input type=datetime name="meeting.start"&gt;&lt;/label&gt;
+&lt;/fieldset&gt;</pre>
+
+   <p>Had the application used the <code title=attr-input-type-datetime-local><a href=#local-date-and-time-state>datetime-local</a></code> type
+   instead, the calendar application would have also had to explicitly
+   determine which time zone the user intended.</p>
+
   </div><h6 id=date-state><span class=secno>4.10.5.1.8 </span><dfn title=attr-input-type-date>Date</dfn> state</h6><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i></p><p>The <code><a href=#the-input-element>input</a></code> element <a href=#represents>represents</a> a control
   for setting the element's <a href=#concept-fe-value title=concept-fe-value>value</a> to a string representing a
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    <code class=no-backref title=dom-textarea/input-setSelectionRange><a href=#dom-textarea-input-setselectionrange>setSelectionRange()</a></code> methods.</p>
 
+  </div><div class=example>
+
+   <p>The following example shows part of a flight booking
+   application. The application uses an <code><a href=#the-input-element>input</a></code> element
+   with its <code title=attr-input-type><a href=#attr-input-type>type</a></code> attribute set to
+   <code title=attr-input-type-datetime-local><a href=#local-date-and-time-state>datetime-local</a></code>,
+   and it then interprets the given date and time in the time zone of
+   the selected airport.</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;fieldset&gt;
+ &lt;legend&gt;Destination&lt;/legend&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;&lt;label&gt;Airport: &lt;input type=text name=to list=airports&gt;&lt;/label&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;&lt;label&gt;Departure time: &lt;input type=datetime-local name=totime step=3600&gt;&lt;/label&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
+&lt;/fieldset&gt;
+&lt;datalist id=airports&gt;
+ &lt;option value=ATL label="Atlanta"&gt;
+ &lt;option value=MEM label="Memphis"&gt;
+ &lt;option value=LHR label="London Heathrow"&gt;
+ &lt;option value=LAX label="Los Angeles"&gt;
+ &lt;option value=FRA label="Frankfurt"&gt;
+&lt;/datalist&gt;</pre>
+
+   <p>If the application instead used the <code title=attr-input-type-datetime><a href=#date-and-time-state>datetime</a></code> type, then the
+   user would have to work out the time-zone conversions himself,
+   which is clearly not a good user experience!</p>
+
   </div><h6 id=number-state><span class=secno>4.10.5.1.13 </span><dfn title=attr-input-type-number>Number</dfn> state</h6><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i></p><p>The <code><a href=#the-input-element>input</a></code> element <a href=#represents>represents</a> a control
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