[whatwg] <progress> element and indeterminate states.
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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