Wichert Akkerman wrote:
Previously Christian Theune wrote:
I'm very much against "relaxed" date/time format checking. I tend to
give my user the exact format that is expected and fail otherwise. All
the guessing in the past led to bad bad errors because the field order
the user entered was syntactically compatible but had a semantically
Shouldn't users use a nice dynamic widget to select dates and times?
That will prevent all these problems.
Hell no. :)
It's much more efficient for a trained user to type '2005-08-08' instead
of having to click for 2 minutes through a "usable nice widget".
BTW: The best UI I ever worked with was an ASCII terminal-software where
one should select menu entries by typing their numbers. I could
blindfoldedly navigate through that system much faster than most of the
software I use today ...
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