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[whatwg] Input type for phone numbers

From: Antti Koivisto <antti@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 23:24:33 -0700
Message-ID: <A716DF1D-2465-4E23-890F-ED63862742DB@apple.com>

I'd like to propose a new <input> type attribute value for phone  
numbers  (<input type="phonenumber"> perhaps). The primary benefit  
would be to enable use of phone number specific input methods (for  
example a virtual keyboard) and pickers (for example a system address  
book). A useful minimal implementation could limit the allowed  
characters to those legal in phone numbers (+ * # and 0-9).

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