Testing for numerics
dsc at swcp.com
Tue Oct 3 15:01:03 CDT 2006
On Oct 3, 2006, at 12:55 PM, Eric Chatonet wrote:
> As for me, I think that all this has to be handled upstream.
> By allowing to enter only right values in a field, by choosing
> other ways: lists, calendars, graphics, etc.
> Just my two cents ;-)
> May be I miss something?
You are right! And every valid entry should be meaningful. Thanks
for the reminder.
Sometimes it is hard to balance responding directly to a list
question and to respond with what is really needed.
(And for me, I get distracted by things like 0xface being a number.)
However, there are some cases that are annoying to the user when
handled upstream, such as allowing only words on a vocabulary list.
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