[whatwg] Allowing authors to obtain a vertical <input type=range>

Scott González scott.gonzalez at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 06:09:46 PDT 2013

On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 1:28 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Mar 2013, Scott González wrote:
> > No, auto is not useful in practice. We had this in jQuery UI and removed
> > it four years ago because it was a bad idea.
> Why is it a bad idea?

Because it's one of those features that sneaks up on you when you least
expect it. We had several complaints from users about this behavior.

If auto orientation is added, we'd also need to define whether the
orientation is calculated just on insertion or if it updates with layout

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