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Re: [whatwg] Maxlength attribute on input[type=number]

From: Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2013 18:09:42 -0400
Message-ID: <CAO8i3ic224sc3rHpxc8GQ+ZK74Da-P44HyWqa1zYnT751y+Qiw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Hoeksema <steve@kotiri.com>
Cc: "whatwg@lists.whatwg.org" <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>
Why would you want to set maxlength as opposed to setting max?


On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 5:42 PM, Steve Hoeksema <steve@kotiri.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> The current whatwg standard [1] states that maxlength is not a valid
> attribute for input[type=number].
>
> I built a form and tested it in Firefox, which honours the maxlength
> attribute, and then found that Chrome did not.
>
> I thought this was a bug, so I reported it to Chromium [2], who determined
> it was not a bug and referred me to whatwg.
>
> I'm wondering if there is a rationale for not supporting maxlength on a
> number field, and if not, how I can go about having the standard changed?
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Steve
>
> [1]
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/the-input-element.html#input-type-attr-summary
> [2] https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=253798
>
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