[whatwg] Confusing text relating to <input type=range>

Jonathan Watt jwatt at jwatt.org
Thu Jan 17 12:07:31 PST 2013

The text on <input type=range> at:



   The step scale factor is 1. The default step is 1 (allowing only
   integers, unless the min attribute has a non-integer value).

I found the words "allowing only integers" to be confusing. I initially read it 
to mean that "step" is only allowed integer values unless the "min" attribute is 
a number with a fractional part. Talking it over with dbaron we believe it is 
probably just a parenthetical observation that if the "min" attribute's value is 
an integer and the default value of 1 for "step" is being used, then the input's 
value can only have integer values. (This is unclear because the input's value 
isn't otherwise mentioned in the sentence.)


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