[whatwg] Questions about meter element
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Aug 2 18:27:34 PDT 2010
On Wed, 5 May 2010, Yael.Aharon at nokia.com wrote:
> I have a couple of questions regarding the meter element.
> 1. I could not find the meter element in the tables in
> What is the ARIA role for the meter element?
I don't think ARIA currently has one that is appropriate.
> 2. From UA requirements for showing the gauge: When representing a meter
> element to the user, the UA should indicate the relative position of the
> actual value to the minimum and maximum values, and the relationship
> between the actual value and the three regions of the gauge. Considering
> that the default size of this element is 5em width and 1em height, how
> should the 3 regions be represented by the UA?
The simplest way is probably a flat bar with the regions coloured (e.g.
green for the optimal region, red for the regions on the other end, yellow
for the remaining region if any) and with a black notch showing where the
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