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[whatwg] Re: credit card numbers

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2004 19:58:47 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0408221956340.20869@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Wed, 4 Aug 2004, [iso-8859-1] H?kon Wium Lie wrote:
> "Month" is quite generic, and can be used for many purposes. "expdate" 
> is more specific. If your UA knows the expdate of your credit card it 
> can automatically fill inn the "expdate" control. However, filling in 
> the expdate into "month" controls would be problematic since it's used 
> for other purposes as well.
> I suggest having both.

That's what the ECML names are for. I'm still reconsidering exactly how 
those should be handled though. (ECML doesn't map perfectly to the WF2 
types, and there are some privacy concerns with ECML.)

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