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[whatwg] input type="country"?

From: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 16:24:52 +0200
Message-ID: <1a296f990608230724g79ce3822rb2c15bf039b65855@mail.gmail.com>
On 8/23/06, Martijn <martijn.martijn at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/23/06, David H?s?ther <hasather at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Well, the browser should be able to keep up with the current list of
> > > countries, shouldn't it? It's not like it is something that is
> > > changing every minute.
> >
> > But what if you use a browser with an old list, and your contry isn't
> > listed. Or are you proposing that browsers download a list every time?
>
> That could happen nowadays also, that a country isn't listed in the
> select control. Indeed, I would think that the browser would keep up
> with a list of available countries.

Yes, this is why it's probably not a good idea to use a select list
for contries, since there is a possibility that your country is not on
the list.

-- 
David H?s?ther
Received on Wednesday, 23 August 2006 07:24:52 UTC

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