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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 17:44:23 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=HNgVmGLB8cswt-2rpXE-uLnDa9PQi4aoWBA7z@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 5:41 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <ryosuke.niwa at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 8:36 AM, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>
> wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, August 9, 2010 15:10, Daniel Glazman wrote:
>> > Le 09/08/10 03:11, Kit Grose a ?crit :
>> >
>> >> should the "year" field also permit the entry of BC/AD?
>> >
>> > Or a jewish year? Or a muslim year? Or counting since the
>> > first tooth of Carolus Magnus or the last onomatopoeia
>> > pronounced by Hannibal during his crossing of the Alps?
>
> All popular calendar systems should be supported. ?What is the reason we
> restrict ourselves to Gregorian calendar?

The Gregorian calendar is the de facto official calendar of the world.
 Mixing in other calendars is a horrendous nightmare with nearly zero
benefit.

~TJ
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