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

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Mar 29 10:28:29 PDT 2013

On Tue, 26 Mar 2013, Scott González wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 11:19 AM, Simon Pieters <simonp at opera.com> wrote:
> >
> > Is 'auto' useful in practice? Is it a behavior that authors or users 
> > expect? I don't know, but my hunch is "no", and it would be more 
> > straightforward to just use horizontal and let the author opt-in to 
> > vertical with the attribute.
> 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?

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