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[Bug 12885] Add a new input type=numeric

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Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2011 17:20:49 +0000
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--- Comment #15 from Adrian Bateman [MSFT] <adrianba@microsoft.com> 2011-06-07 17:20:47 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #14)
> (In reply to comment #13)
> > (In reply to comment #10)
> > > So given that we want special behavior for digits here, in that non-latin
> > > digits are transformed to latin digits, we should probably use a new type
> > > rather than simply a keyboard-hint attribute.
> > 
> > I'm not sure special digit handling is appropriate for numeric. That might be
> > appropriate for type=number but in this proposal we're suggesting that the
> > input be free-form but focused on digits. A hint might therefore be
> > appropriate.
> 
> I can't see why having free-form digit input would mean that we shouldn't
> perform special handling for Arabic and Persian digits...

Why not always do that then? This could happen for type=text too and so doesn't
need to be influenced by the type.

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