[whatwg] Suggestion: Implementation of Tabbed Forms

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Aug 26 03:22:18 PDT 2004

On Tue, 17 Aug 2004, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> >
> > I don't really like the name "switch", but it is what SVG and XForms have
> > and it seems better than the alternatives I've considered (thanks to
> > everyone who suggested these, by the way):
> > 
> > [snip]
> How about SECTIONS?

That doesn't convey the mutually-exclusive aspect.

In fact, it wouldn't distinguish between <body> (a document of sections), 
<tabbox>/<group> (a group of sections in arbitrary order), and <switch> (a 
group of sections only one of which can be relevant at any one time).

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