[whatwg] Menus, fallback, and backwards compatibility: ideas wanted
ianb at colorstudy.com
Mon Nov 28 13:05:19 PST 2005
Ian Hickson wrote:
> The reason I suggested that we should allow for easy fallback onto
> <select> is that for the menu-button use case, it's very easy to implement
> that kind of menu using <select> (and is done often today), and so it
> would allow for a seamless fallback (if we do it right).
But if you fall back to <select>, doesn't that mean you'll be limiting
the model to the flat menus that <select> allows? I.e., you'll be
disallowing things like Open > Recent Documents > (list of documents).
Unless you are proposing <select>'s simply as a suggestion for backward
compatibility, that is completely ignored (i.e., removed from the DOM)
Ian Bicking / ianb at colorstudy.com / http://blog.ianbicking.org
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