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[whatwg] type="datetime" demo

From: Jim Ley <jim.ley@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 11:18:52 +0100
Message-ID: <851c8d3104081903185ed89c43@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 18:14:13 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Jul 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> > I don't personally agree that document.X implies anyelement.X and you
> 
> I'm testing Node.X. Document and anyelement are both Nodes.

No, if it was a DOM conformant UA, you would be, however it's highly
likely not to be, if it was, there'd be no point checking any of it.

> > also need to check parentNode is an object before calling removeChild
> 
> Not in this case, since the object is guarenteed to be in the tree.

No it's not!  you're again assuming that a particular DOM method
exists based on no evidence what so ever, this is not object
detection.

> > You don't check for support of Number.toFixed
> 
> That's standard ECMAScript.

It's standard ECMAScript Edition 3.0, only a subset of browsers even
attempt to support this, and advanced browsers have seperated the
script version from the browser version, so you can anything there.

> > You don't check for native support of a datetime control.
> 
> Yes, I do.

So it fails in FireFox 0.8 for example, which incorrectly assumes
datetime support.

Jim.
Received on Thursday, 19 August 2004 03:18:52 UTC

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