I Wanted to Type a Number
Zach Leatherman on the weirdnesses of numeric inputs. A new hero is born:
Luckily, the web standards people have recognized this mess and have standardized an appetizing alternative: the
inputmodelets you directly specify which type of keyboard to use, independent of the type attribute value.
This new attribute isn’t supported anywhere yet, though.
They’ve also create a new plugin to help normalized numeric input behavior.