[whatwg] Status bars and progress indicators
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Mar 20 22:32:09 PST 2006
On Tue, 21 Mar 2006, fantasai wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > In all of these cases, there are at most three segments: low, medium,
> > and high, and in fact in all cases you could get away with having at
> > most two segments (i.e. just having a "low" or "high" marker).
> mmm, I've seen a *lot* of gauges that have a "low" threshold and a
> "critical" threshold. I don't know what you mean by "get away with".
I mean that it would not be the end of the world if the <gauge> only
supported two segments. The argument was that it should support an
arbitrary number. I think the best compromise is to support three.
> I agree that Mikko's points about "good" and "bad" are important.
Yes, that's on my list of points to take into account already.
> To set the scale for a three-segment gauge you need to know
> - min value
> - max value
> - lower threshold
> - upper threshold
> - optimum
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