[whatwg] Suggestion for Menus in Web Forms 2.0
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Dec 8 13:37:54 PST 2004
On Tue, 16 Nov 2004, Matthew Raymond wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > It's not just people wanting collapsible tree views; I _am_ [hearing]
> > demand for that too, but those requests sound very different. (And
> > indeed tree views are a lot more complicated than just <select> with
> > multi-level headers.)
> Yeah, I'm aware of that. The idea with <select multiple> was to allow
> something that could, if the UA vendor chooses, be rendered as a simple
> tree view. Full-blown tree view markup would probably exceed menu
> systems in complexity.
Well, nothing stops UAs from implementing <select multiple> using a tree
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