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[whatwg] [Web Forms 2.0] Last minute suggestion - The <format> element.

From: Olav Junker Kjr <olav@olav.dk>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2005 00:51:10 +0100
Message-ID: <41F4386E.80309@olav.dk>
Jim Ley wrote:
>>Date entry should be either unambiguous (e.g. picking from a calendar)
>>or consistently in the same format across sites. Otherwise users will
>>buy plane tickets for the wrong dates and will be unhappy.
> 
> The current state of the web does not involve unambigous dates, yet
> the problem you describe is not widespread.

I just took a quick survey of different airline sites, and all of them 
use dropdowns and calendars to ensure unambiguous date entry.

Olav Junker Kj?r
Received on Sunday, 23 January 2005 15:51:10 UTC

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