[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 - Comments on sections 1 and 2

fantasai fantasai.lists at inkedblade.net
Thu Jun 10 14:17:09 PDT 2004

David Hyatt wrote:

> 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:
>> The point is the "type" attribute is giving the data type, not the widget
>> type. And the data type is not "range", which implies two numbers.

I would agree with Ian here. The "type" attribute is not giving the type
of the control, it's giving the type of the value selected by the control.



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