[whatwg] <progress> draft
jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Mar 24 07:24:49 PST 2006
Simon Pieters wrote:
> From: Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>
>> What do people think? Is it valuable to be able to do:
>> <progress value="5%"/>
>> ...instead of either of these:
>> <progress value="0.05"/>
> No, direct relationship to the DOM makes implementation and authoring
> more straight forward, I think. I don't see much advantage in allowing
> different formats in the value="".
This seems to be a case where "there should be one, and preferably only
one, obvious way to do it" holds.
"In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it
would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples
might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal
time in physics classrooms."
- Stephen Jay Gould
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