[whatwg] A better name than <gauge> for the element that shows a measurement

Jens Brueckmann jens.brueckmann at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 00:24:14 PST 2006

On 21/03/06, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> So one of the HTML5 elements is <gauge>:
>    Relevancy: <gauge>70%</gauge>
> Unfortunately, the study Google did on Web authors showed that authors
> cannot spell the word "language", and I see no reason to believe that they
> might spell "gauge" either. [...]
> So. <gauge> is out. What better element name can people think of?

I will throw in the following suggestions:

  <evaluation> or <eval>



Jens Brueckmann

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