HTML 5 date/time input field UI on Desktop

Axel Hecht l10n at mozilla.com
Fri Jun 12 17:27:26 UTC 2015


Just to add to the intl/l10n side here, date pickers are hard. It'd be 
good to get the UI design out in the .l10n newsgroup to get some 
reviews, and learn from our experiences on FxOS with the calendar UI there.

Axel

On 6/12/15 6:47 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 6/12/15 12:41 PM, Gijs Kruitbosch wrote:
>> It looks like UI-wise, both Edge and Chrome have some kind of UI
>> internal to the inputbox (displaying the parts of the date with
>> separators in a locale-aware order, and in Chrome's case spinner UI and
>> a dropdown arrow)
>
> We could totally do that.  It would need work from Gecko, but we can 
> do that.
>
> What is hard to do for Gecko here is to do the UI design work to 
> decide what UI we want.  You probably don't want UI designed by me, or 
> most any platform hacker.  ;)  That's the part where we've sort of 
> been asking for a while for someone who _does_ have the requisite UI 
> design expertise to do it.
>
> -Boris
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