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Re: Some initial comments about W3C Web Forms 2.0 Working Draft 9 March 2004

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 24 May 2004 13:45:51 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Fini A. Alring" <fini.alring@bytefarmers.com>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0405241343260.6687@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 24 May 2004, Fini A. Alring wrote:
>
> Some initial comments about W3C Web Forms 2.0 Working Draft 9 March 2004
>
> Re: the location type, why not have x,y,z instead of only x,y..?
> Afterall the planet is not flat. it could be optional..?

I think I'm going to remove location altogether since I've had a lot of
complaints about it.


> Re: repetition model, this is imo nice - but I think it will be regarded
> as overload, and skipped by implementors.

It's pretty easy to implement. So let's hope not. :-)


> Re. the week type, note that week number is calculated differently
> around the world (AFAIK).

ISO defines it strictly.


> Re: http://www.hixie.ch/specs/html/forms/web-forms#the-autocomplete
> In the example the pin number should use type=password, although I know
> you are demonstrating a feature.

True.


> Is there a new possibility to add custom validators? or will onchange
> suffice? (Credit cards, CPR, Social security # etc..)

If you look in the draft you'll see suggestions for both script-based
validation and pattern="" which should help.

Cheers,
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