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[whatwg] Why not JavaScript?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 19:17:48 +0200
Message-ID: <40C9E93C.3070104@inkedblade.net>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, Andrew Clover wrote:
> 
>>[BTW, 'expdate' should clearly be named 'month'; it is not explicitly a
>>credit card expiry date.]
> 
> How strongly do people feel about this? The advantage of having it be
> "expdate" is that it is immediately clear what the field is.

I don't think that tying a date format down to a semantic is a good idea.

> I couldn't actually think of another use case for it when I wrote this up.

Graduation date. A lot of forms want only the month and year, not the date.

~fantasai

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