[whatwg] <progress> element and indeterminate states.

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Apr 9 15:20:05 PDT 2006

On Sun, 9 Apr 2006, Matthew Raymond wrote:
>    I continue to believe that <progress> is really just a specialized 
> version of <meter> as it's currently defined, and that simple CSS 
> properties could be used to style <meter> into a native progress bar 
> using a slight extension CSS3-UI. However, there is a way to 
> differentiate the two. Progress bars can have an indeterminate state. 
> Why not give them an |indeterminate| attribute?

<progress> already supports being in an indeterminate state as defined, 
without such an attribute.

>    (Are active and inactive states necessary for an element that only 
> serves as an output?)

I don't understand what you mean here.

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