[whatwg] 2.20.2 The command element - icon attribute
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Thu Mar 2 18:28:31 PST 2006
Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> The difference between <select> and <input type="radio"> ... <input
> type="radio"> is purely presentational. The difference between <select
> multiple> and <input type="checkbox"> ... <input type="checkbox"> is
> purely presentational. ... That doesn't mean they shouldn't all exist.
They *shouldn't* all exist. There should only be <select> and <select
multiple>, stylable with XBL*. The only reason they do exist is for
> The difference between <input type="text"> and <input type="password">
> is purely presentational.
No. password is a narrow subcase of text. It's like the difference
between blue and #0000aa
* Actually, it should probably be <input type="select"> and <input
type="multiselect">. But again, backwards comaptibility.
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