[whatwg] Another alternative to select editable

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Tue Jun 29 03:35:06 PDT 2004

On Tue, 29 Jun 2004 20:27:21 +1000, voracity <subs at voracity.org> wrote:
> Perhaps you could add another tag called something like 'combo' (or something
> better),

It won't degrade in other clients, to anything, meaning it can't
realistically be used.

> (Note: This is useful when there are over 1000's of possibilities, and scrolling
> becomes painful, but still possible.

If you have 1000s of possibilities in a select box, you have a user
interaction problem, we shouldn't optimise specs for bad designs, make
good design easy, not bad.


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