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[whatwg] Please consider adding a couple more datetime <input> types - type="year" and type="month-day"

From: Andy Mabbett <andy@pigsonthewing.org.uk>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 16:35:38 +0100
Message-ID: <bc7af7619a03e96f5b6b77747dfc89aa.squirrel@webmail.gradwell.com>
On Mon, August 9, 2010 16:03, Marshall Eubanks wrote:


> I do not think that there is an easy solution for this and other dating
> issues. This field is
> extraordinarily complex, with lots of "corner cases," some very erudite in
> nature.

Indeed; but there are sufficient pre-Gregorian dates in use on the web to
warrant at least /one/ method of publishing them.

[...]

> What I would recommend is, in addition to the datetime input types, an
> optional type=<Calendar> (e.g., type=""Gregorian"), which could be ignored
> or used, as the circumstances required.

That is the current suggestion; reusing the parameter name "CALTYPE" from
vCard.

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Andy Mabbett
@pigsonthewing
http://pigsonthewing.org.uk
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