[webkit-dev] HTML5 Forms UI Proposal

TAMURA, Kent tkent at chromium.org
Mon Jun 29 00:54:55 PDT 2009

Yeah, I understand we should use native controls.  However, AFAIK neither
Mac OS nor Windows has a native control for <input type=week> and we need
to create it and keep consistency with other types.

Of course the implementation will be multiple bugs and patches.  But the
design should be consistent.

On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 16:16, Eric Seidel<eric at webkit.org> wrote:
> In general we mimic native controls on all platforms.  I don't think
> WebKit has ever invented any controls before, but I could be wrong.

> I think more interesting than a comprehensive document is individual
> bugs and patches to add these.  These are small features.  I don't
> think there is much that needs to be said in an over-arching design
> doc.

> Adele Peterson is probably the right person to talk to about Forms.
> Entertainingly she worked with Michelangelo last summer as his GSoC
> mentor.

> -eric

> On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 12:04 AM, TAMURA, Kent<tkent at chromium.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,

>> Michelangelo De Simone (a Google Summer of Code student) and I
>> (Google) are working on implemenation of HTML5 Forms.  The following
>> page is a proposal of the validation UI and the UI of the <input> types:

>> http://docs.google.com/View?id=dch3zh37_0cf8kc8c4

>> Any comments?

>> We'll start the implementation for WebKit soon.
>> Don't suppose this proposal is *final*.  We would change the UI after
>> implementing the proposal if the implemented UI was not good.

>> --
>> TAMURA, Kent
>> Software Engineer, Google

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