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Re: [whatwg] Forms-related feedback

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 17:19:36 +0000 (UTC)
To: "TAMURA, Kent" <tkent@chromium.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1301131715140.2101@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Sun, 13 Jan 2013, TAMURA, Kent wrote:
> So, I think it's impossible for us to build reasonable UI for 
> type=datetime.  It should be removed from the specification.

In the simplest case, the UI for type=datetime doesn't need to be 
different from the UI for type=datetime-local. Any differences, IMHO, 
would be just accessible from (e.g.) a context menu (to allow the user to 
actually pick a time zone). Google Calendar's event editor page has a 
pretty good type=datetime widget (though in their case it has two 
widgets combined into one, for start and end).

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