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[whatwg] input type=date

From: Cameron Heavon-Jones <cmhjones@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 19:15:01 +0000
Message-ID: <88EA892D-A7AC-4AF0-997D-610C94D3126B@gmail.com>

On 12/01/2012, at 6:44 PM, Schalk Neethling wrote:

> yep, that answers my question but, is there any work done to perhaps add an attribute where the author can specify the date format they require/want?
> 
> Thanks, Scott
> 

Yes, there is an open bug about this. It is recommended that UAs should use the element's language for formatting into localized strings:

https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13408

Also note that there is another open bug regarding the application of calendars to date\time controls with a proposed fix to apply the unicode extensions:

https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=15278

Thanks,
Cameron Jones
Received on Thursday, 12 January 2012 11:15:01 UTC

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