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Re: [whatwg] Web forms 2, input type suggestions

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2007 00:32:22 +0100
Message-Id: <27131DD9-C22C-431F-B8D0-57CFFC544F85@googlemail.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
To: Benjamin Joffe <canvasgame@gmail.com>, Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>

On 14 Jul 2007, at 03:43, Benjamin Joffe wrote:
> type="color"
> The user agent would display an appropriate colour picker and would  
> send a
> hexidecimal string represting that colour to the server.

That would be nice (though should it really be a RGB hex string? It  
would make it easier on the server if the UA did any and all  
conversion, though).

On 14 Jul 2007, at 22:09, Sander Tekelenburg wrote:

> Some testing (iCab, Opera, Firefox, Safari) sugests that UAs that  
> don't
> support type="color" would simply dislplay the value in a text  
> field. If
> that's true for all legacy UAs, that'd be OK I suppose.

All UAs follow HTML 4.01's requirement of any unknown value being  
equal to the default ("text").

- Geoffrey Sneddon
Received on Saturday, 14 July 2007 23:32:28 UTC

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