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Re: [whatwg] Proposal for showing thousand separator in <input type="number " ... /> form controls.

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2015 09:11:35 -0400
To: Михаил Гаврилов <mikhail.v.gavrilov@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <561E5487.4040808@mit.edu>
Cc: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On 10/14/15 5:47 AM, Михаил Гаврилов wrote:
> 2015-10-14 0:41 GMT+05:00 Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>:
>> See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=974175 for details.
>
> I think the problem with the display of the year with the help of
> <input type = "number" ... /> far-fetched.

In what sense?  People are doing it right now, and people do not expect 
to see "2,015" as the year.  They just don't.

> Sooner or later year will be five-digit and more

You mean "later", right?  ;)  Seriously, I expect the computer 
interaction modalities to be quite different by then, assuming the 
concept even makes sense at that point.

> And in general I think for selecting date should be used for
> special types of input: type="month" type="year".

That's great, and I agree, but that's not what people are doing in practice.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 14 October 2015 13:12:04 UTC

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