[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 - Comments on sections 1 and 2
hyatt at apple.com
Thu Jun 10 13:49:57 PDT 2004
Range does not imply two numbers IMO. It simply implies that the
selection of a specific number is made within a specified range. The
term "range control" or "ranged control" is a fairly standard one to
represent a slider with a single current value, and you can find it in
multiple deployed toolkits.
On Jun 10, 2004, at 1:46 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, David Hyatt wrote:
>> Please do not change the type from range. This is a common term for
>> slider controls, and you can find the same term used in all sorts of
>> modern toolkits.
> The point is the "type" attribute is giving the data type, not the
> type. And the data type is not "range", which implies two numbers.
> Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``.
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> Things that are impossible just take longer.
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