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Re: [whatwg] Why do we have <input type='month'> and <input type='week'>?

From: Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 12:20:34 -0000
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On Wed, 30 Jan 2013 20:55:29 -0000, Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>  

> Regarding 'month', I mostly don't understand the use case. I can't find
> any situation where I am asked to input a { month, year } information.
> Given that the element is pretty trivial to implement by authors (this
> is basically two <select> or a select and a <input type='number'>),

Others have commented on use-cases for collecting month, eg credit card  

The use-case for an input type I imagine is that a browser can have a  
select-like UI (Jan, Feb, March, April ...) which, in a French language  
browser becomes "Janvier, Fevrier, Mars, Avril .. " (or even Vendémiaire  
to Fructidor for FRC fans).

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