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hixie: Add a half-baked intro for <menu>. (whatwg r3646)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 19:28:49 +0900 (JST)
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
Message-Id: <20090817102849.A91D92BBF5@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
hixie: Add a half-baked intro for <menu>. (whatwg r3646)

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.2831&r2=1.2832&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=3645&to=3646

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.2831
retrieving revision 1.2832
diff -u -d -r1.2831 -r1.2832
--- Overview.html	17 Aug 2009 09:47:29 -0000	1.2831
+++ Overview.html	17 Aug 2009 10:28:25 -0000	1.2832
@@ -36016,10 +36016,10 @@
   <a href="#reflect">reflect</a> the respective content attributes of the same
   name.</p>
 
-  </div><h5 id="menus-intro"><span class="secno">4.11.3.1 </span>Introduction</h5><p><i>This section is non-normative.</i><p class="XXX">...</p><!--
-
-
-  <pre>&lt;menu type="commands"&gt;
+  </div><h5 id="menus-intro"><span class="secno">4.11.3.1 </span>Introduction</h5><p><i>This section is non-normative.</i><p>The <code><a href="#menus">menu</a></code> element is used to define context menus and
+  tool bars.<p>For example, the following represents a toolbar with three menu
+  buttons on it, each of which has a dropdown menu with a series of
+  options:<pre>&lt;menu type="toolbar"&gt;
  &lt;li&gt;
   &lt;menu label="File"&gt;
    &lt;button type="button" onclick="fnew()"&gt;New...&lt;/button&gt;
@@ -36041,23 +36041,12 @@
    &lt;li&gt;&lt;a href="about.html"&gt;About&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/li&gt;
   &lt;/menu&gt;
  &lt;/li&gt;
-&lt;/menu&gt;
-
-...
-
-&lt;input command="save"/&gt; &lt;!- - This will act exactly like the
-                             Save button above, including reflecting
-                             its <code>disabled</code> state dynamically - -&gt;
-
-</pre>
-
-  <p>Here's some markup that falls back on the traditional abuse of
-  the <code>select</code> element as a navigation menu, but which is
-  implemented as a semi-correct menu using the new techniques of this
-  document:</p>
-
-<pre>&lt;form action="redirect.cgi"&gt;
- &lt;menu type="commands"&gt;
+&lt;/menu&gt;</pre><p>In a supporting user agent, this might look like this:<p><img alt="A toolbar with three buttons, labeled 'File', 'Edit', and 'Help'; where if you select the 'Edit' button you get a drop-down menu with three more options, 'Copy', 'Cut', and 'Paste'." src="images/sample-toolbar-1.png"><p>In a legacy user agent, the above would look like a bulleted list
+  with three items, the first of which has four buttons, the second of
+  which has three, and the third of which has two nested bullet points
+  with two items consisting of links.<hr><p>The following implements a similar toolbar, with a single button
+  whose values, when selected, redirect the user to Web sites.<pre>&lt;form action="redirect.cgi"&gt;
+ &lt;menu type="toolbar"&gt;
   &lt;label for="goto"&gt;Go to...&lt;/label&gt;
   &lt;menu label="Go"&gt;
    &lt;select id="goto"
@@ -36071,46 +36060,12 @@
    &lt;span&gt;&lt;input type="submit" value="Go"&gt;&lt;/span&gt;
   &lt;/menu&gt;
  &lt;/menu&gt;
-&lt;/form&gt;</pre>
-
-<form ...>
- <menu type="toolbar">
-  <li>
-   <select name="foo" onchange="form.submit()">
-     ...
-   </select>
-   <button>Go</button>
-  </li>
-  <li>
-   <select name="bar" onchange="form.submit()">
-     ...
-   </select>
-   <button>Go</button>
-  </li>
- </menu>
-</form>
-
-<form ...>
- <menu type="toolbar">
-  <menu label="Foo">
-   <select name="foo" onchange="form.submit()">
-     ...
-   </select>
-   <button>Go</button>
-  </menu>
-  <menu label="Bar">
-   <select name="bar" onchange="form.submit()">
-     ...
-   </select>
-   <button>Go</button>
-  </menu>
- </menu>
-</form>
-
-
-explain that only direct children of the <menu> matter
-
---><div class="impl">
+&lt;/form&gt;</pre><p>The behavior in supporting user agents is similar to the example
+  above, but here the legacy behaviour consists of a single
+  <code><a href="#the-select-element">select</a></code> element with a submit button. The submit button
+  doesn't appear in the toolbar, because it is not a direct child of
+  the <code><a href="#menus">menu</a></code> element or of its <code><a href="#the-li-element">li</a></code>
+  children.<div class="impl">
 
   <h5 id="building-menus-and-tool-bars"><span class="secno">4.11.3.2 </span><dfn>Building menus and tool bars</dfn></h5>
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