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Re: Suggested new tag/element

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 23:58:36 +0200
Cc: <public-html-comments@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6066ADE1-5D40-4290-888F-940D318DF20E@iki.fi>
To: Nathan Sokalski <njsokalski@hotmail.com>

Disclaimer: This is not an official WG response.

On Mar 7, 2008, at 18:01, Nathan Sokalski wrote:

> An element that I have felt would make a good addition to HTML for a  
> long time is a multi-column list (sort of like a combination of the  
> SELECT and TABLE tags). I feel this would be very useful for  
> situation where more than a single piece of information needs to be  
> displayed in a list, such as when displaying a name, address, phone  
> and email together when selecting a member. With the common use of  
> databases and the increased use of online administration systems, I  
> feel situations such as this will become more common, and feel there  
> should be an easier way to allow users to select this type of data.  
> Thank you for taking the time to read my proposal, and I hope that  
> you will consider using it.


The <datagrid> elements seems to fit your description. Does it cover  
your use case?
http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/#datagrid

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Henri Sivonen
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