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[whatwg] Type Date

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 May 2010 15:36:00 -0700
Message-ID: <x2hdd0fbad1005061536w852ffc3bo5bf2f725ff68c438@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 3:30 PM, Schalk Neethling
<schalk at ossreleasefeed.com> wrote:
> Just to rectify any misunderstanding, I love the date picker that Opera provides and others will hopefully do in turn but, my question is that currently using type=date only provides the option of selecting a date using the date picker. In a recent talk I gave on HTML 5 the question arose that well, what if the user wants to have both options on the same field?
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> My suggestion was to fall back to using a standard text input field and use JavaScript to add the date picker which will allow the user to enter the date manually if so desired. Are there any current plans to add this ability to type=date or is the fallback the best option?

That's a browser UI issue, then.  File a bug on Opera suggesting that.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 6 May 2010 15:36:00 UTC

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