[Phpmyadmin-devel] about input type="date"
vpowerrc at gmail.com
Wed Jan 22 13:33:22 CET 2014
Then you can add my patch for the time being.
On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 10:59 PM, Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info> wrote:
> Le 2014-01-20 10:38, Isaac Bennetch a écrit :
> > On 1/20/14 8:04 AM, Marc Delisle wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Please have a look at . The issue is about input type="date". This
> >> gives a nice date validation in Chrome, but blocks Chrome users from
> >> pasting dates.
> >> I suggested to keep this input type but add a checkbox so that a user
> >> can revert to input type="text".
> >> Comments?
> >>  https://sourceforge.net/p/phpmyadmin/bugs/4218/
> > My vote is to optimize the page for each browser; Chrome gets a "text"
> > field and other browsers get "date". My second choice is to revert this
> > field to input type "text" should the "different versions for different
> > browsers" implementation be problematic.
> > Reasoning:
> > 1) I'd prefer to avoid adding the checkbox; it is reasonable but my
> > preference would be to solve (or workaround) the problem in a way that
> > doesn't add more complexity to the user. Adding the checkbox means we've
> > cluttered the user interface for an option that most users won't change
> > regularly (as in, they may set it once, but won't flip back and forth).
> > 2) The date type is designed so browsers can present an optimized
> > interface. Chrome's seems to be broken (because it prevents copy/paste)
> > and we can't expect them to fix it, so we should work around it while
> > preserving the correct type for other browsers.
> > 3) We already have the datepicker, so allowing the browser to also show
> > their own date picker is redundant; most browsers don't yet implement
> > this functionality so I don't think it takes anything away from the user
> > by keeping it as "text" and forcing them to use our datepicker. They
> > don't lose functionality.
> > We may elect to perform client-side date validation on this field,
> > but in general we don't do much validation anyway.
> > 1 - The rules of date validation can get rather complex with regards to
> > leap years, leap days, missing days, and so on. How thoroughly we want
> > to check a date is another matter entirely.
> > 2 - Several months ago I added a related item to Marc's "Interface
> > Improvements" GSoC project for "Improved notification when attempting to
> > insert invalid data", so this may be improved soon.
> Let's remove the 'input type="date"' because it's not cross-browser and
> causes unwanted side effects as in bug #4218.
> GSoC's project should improve our situation in this regard.
> Marc Delisle
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