[whatwg] Confusing text relating to <input type=range>
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jan 17 12:35:51 PST 2013
On Thu, 17 Jan 2013, Jonathan Watt wrote:
> 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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