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Re: Proposal: Add a modal element to html5 to indicate a modal segment of the DOM (modal dialog)

From: E.J. Zufelt <everett@zufelt.ca>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 14:19:10 -0400
Cc: "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <chaals@opera.com>, "'Steven Faulkner'" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "'Gez Lemon'" <g.lemon@webprofession.com>, <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
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To: "John Foliot" <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Good afternoon,

Would one of you please update the bug with the arguments in support of attribute over element?  I am quite happy for it to be attribute.

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10645

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On 2010-09-20, at 2:14 PM, John Foliot wrote:

> Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> I think it makes a lot more sense as an attribute - so you set
>> something
>> to be modal, and unset it on completion of whatever has to be done. I
>> had
>> a long SMS discussion with John Foliot, to tease the out reason behind
>> my
>> intuition, and it is basically that it makes for a more natural
>> programming style.
> 
> +1, agreed (note that Gez's arguments held sway as well)
> 
> JF
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