[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 - repetition model control

ROBO Design robodesign at gmail.com
Sun Oct 16 02:21:09 PDT 2005

On Sun, 16 Oct 2005 04:46:39 +0300, Lachlan Hunt  
<lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au> wrote:

> ROBO Design wrote:
> If you want it done like that, then at least use type="button".  That  
> way, users of legacy UAs don't get confused by a strange text box that  
> they don't know what to put into it, but rather end up with a button  
> that does nothing when clicked.  Neither are ideal from a usability  
> perspective, but the button seems like better graceful degradation.
> However, <button type="add"> already does that, so I'd just leave it as  
> is.

I know neither are ideal from a usability perspective. Yet, 'ideal' cannot  
be achieved in this case (or probably ... ideals can't be achieved).

It's up to Ian to decide what he believes to be the best.

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