From: fantasai (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Oct 20 2004 - 19:52:32 CST
Carl W. Brown wrote:
> What amazes me is that no one has addressed numeric input.
> Often companies to simplify i18n use web servers and browsers
> for data processing. Much of that involves forms and these
> forms have mixed alphanumeric and numeric only fields. To the
> best of my knowledge nowhere can I specify numeric only fields.
> If for example, I am entering data with an IME which is on the
> numeric values will be entered as full-width characters unless
> I disable the IME for that specific field. With heads down
> keying this can cause errors.
> Why not add "numeric" to "capitalize | uppercase | lowercase |
> none". This would convert full-width as well as other script
> numeric characters to 0-9 and remove all alpha characters.
Comments on CSS (but not how-to questions) should be directed to
the www-style mailing list at w3.org, not unicode:
Keep in mind, however, that CSS only affects the presentation;
form data will be sent as it is actually entered whatever the
value of text-transform might be for the field.
You might want to take a look at the Web Forms 2.0 specification drafts.
A web browser could very well auto-correct input given in constrained
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