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[whatwg] input type="location" proposals

From: Mike Shaver <mike.shaver@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2010 14:34:44 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTin4pHNMyFEUzjbjJnAT_sucZgxNjDmglo1SdYTN@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 5:55 PM, Ashley Sheridan
<ash at ashleysheridan.co.uk> wrote:
> I think it's quite a fringe case. What about things that are more used:
> type=number - a browser could aid input with some sort of spinner
> type=price - a browser could use the locale to select a monetary format, or at least display the amount in the locale format specified by the document itself

I think that most users are able to input a number or price without
much difficulty.  Asking a user to input their latitude and longitude
is a great way to bounce them entirely, since none of them are going
to have any idea how to find it out.

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