Bug 16966 - i18n-ISSUE-98: 13 month calendar support
Summary: i18n-ISSUE-98: 13 month calendar support
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML5 spec (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows NT
: P2 enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Robin Berjon
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
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Reported: 2012-05-07 17:32 UTC by Addison Phillips
Modified: 2015-06-17 05:59 UTC (History)
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Description Addison Phillips 2012-05-07 17:32:13 UTC Month state

The 'month' type doesn't allow for 13 month calendars (undecimber). The limitation to Gregorian months doesn't work here because you can't convert a month by itself to/from the Gregorian calendar.
Comment 1 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2012-05-10 17:58:57 UTC
What's the use case?
Comment 2 Norbert Lindenberg 2012-05-16 02:29:03 UTC
Here's a use case: A web site provides a calendar of events for a synagogue in Israel. The site groups events by month and lets the user pick the month to be displayed using an <input type="month"> element. Being the site of a synagogue, it has selected the Hebrew calendar by using the BCP 47 language tag he-IL-u-ca-hebrew. The Hebrew calendar is a lunisolar calendar with years of 12 or 13 months. This means, the input element needs to be able to handle up to 13 months.
Comment 3 contributor 2012-07-18 07:30:02 UTC
This bug was cloned to create bug 17990 as part of operation convergence.