[whatwg] [WF3] <input type=selector>
dean at edwards.name
Sat Dec 10 06:03:49 PST 2005
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Quoting Dean Edwards <dean at edwards.name>:
>> In the repetition models I've implemented in the past (always tables)
>> I've provided a way to select a table row. This meant including either
>> a radio button or checkbox in the first column. When checked, the
>> entire row would be selected.
>> <input type="selector">
> I think this name is very confusing. Personally I was thinking you were
> suggesting a, when I read the subject, Selector (:last-child, etc.)
<input type="select-block"> ?
>> I suggest introducing a new input type to facilitate the selection of
>> repetition blocks: <input type="selector">.
>> This would render as either a radio button or checkbox depending on an
>> additional constraint on the repetition template.
> This does not seem to be very backwards compatible.
> Wouldn't it be better to have some kind of global "label" attribute or
> "for" which you could then apply on the html:tr element for example.
Actually, that's how I marked up this kind of thing in the past. I had
class="selector" on the first <td> of a table row.
>> When the selector control is checked it results in the repetition
>> block being selected (the CSS3 ":selected" pseudo class would apply).
> If you just use radio and checkbox controls you would not need this.
But then you would have to script the actions of the radio/checkbox
controls. I'm looking for a declarative solution. Are you suggesting
using radio/checkbox controls and adding an attribute to them? Maybe
that is a better solution. It would certainly degrade better than a new
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