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[Bug 6834] add more number bases to form inputs?

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Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2009 10:33:22 +0000
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Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #5 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2009-06-28 10:33:22 ---
The spec doesn't preclude user agents from implementing type=number in a way
that exposes other bases, so as far as I can tell this is already possible.

For use cases such as entering large amounts of hex data, however, I would
recommend using <textarea> rather than <input type=number>. It's not like
people are going to be entering chunks of hex using a spin control.

For sorting in datagrids, the sorting is done by the script, so HTML doesn't
have to provide any particular base support.

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