Eitan Adler <li...@eitanadler.com> writes:

> On 25 July 2016 at 14:59, Nils Dagsson Moskopp <
> n...@dieweltistgarnichtso.net> wrote:
>> Eitan Adler <li...@eitanadler.com> writes:
>> > See also the remainder of my email.
>> I do not understand. What do you mean?
> Please re-read the original email of the thread.
> I am arguing that *neither*
> <input type="text" pattern="\d*" />
> nor
> <input type="number" .... />
> are correct.
> While I could understand a keyboard which only allows "allowed tokens" this
> is entirely infeasible given modern regular expressions are Turing
> complete. In fact, they are infeasible even as DFAs considering valid
> values depend on future input.

I massively doubt that a “regular” expression could be turing complete.

> There is room for a "digits only" inputmode which is *already* a mode
> supported by some mobile browsers. I'd only like to make this explicit and
> non-magical.

Could you qualify the attribute “magical” ?

Nils Dagsson Moskopp // erlehmann

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