[whatwg] More comments and questions on Web Apps 1.0
hyatt at apple.com
Wed Jun 6 03:56:55 PDT 2007
I can give you my opinions. Not sure if they match up with Ian's or
On Jun 6, 2007, at 2:41 AM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> * When the data source was initialized from the DOM, will changes
> to the datagrid be reflected back to the DOM?
I would expect a DOM data source to be updated.
> * Is the datagrid a replaced element for the purposes of CSS or
> tree of anonymous/generated boxes?
Yes, I would expect that it would be a replaced element (just like
> * What parts (if any) are expected to map to native widgets in
I would expect a data grid to look like an NSOutlineView on Mac.
> * Is datagrid useful for any purpose without scripting? If yes,
> please give an example.
Sure. It's useful in form submission just as a listbox would be.
> * What is datagrid expected to look like in visual UAs?
The platform's native multi-column tree widget.
> * Is datagrid rendering expected to have pixel-consistent metrics
> across visual UAs?
No. Mac would use Lucida Grande for the font, use NSOutlineView
defaults for rows, etc. Windows might use a tree with grid lines
(and +/- signs like Explorer), etc.
(hyatt at apple.com)
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