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Re: input type="date" hijri

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 21:05:40 +0000 (UTC)
To: Shawn Steele <Shawn.Steele@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-html-comments@w3.org" <public-html-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1002172104220.2088@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 17 Feb 2010, Shawn Steele wrote:
> Does HTML 5 provide a way to ask for a date in a non-gregorian calendar?  
> Either specifically, &/or using a user preference?

The user interface is left up to the UA, so browsers are encouraged to 
provide such user options if it makes sense for their users' locale. (The 
submission format is always Gregorian, though.)

> Are there any documents about globalization support in HTML5?

I don't know of any. If you are interested in writing some, that would be 

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