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Re: Lack Of Definition Of A Valid Ratio (part of detailed review of common microsyntaxes)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 04:36:46 +0000 (UTC)
To: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0708010436340.9342@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 13 Jul 2007, Smylers wrote:
> 
> Ian Hickson writes:
> 
> > Quoting from the spec for <meter>:
> > 
> > # The recommended way of giving the value is to include it as contents
> > # of the element, either as two numbers (the higher number represents
> > # the maximum, the other number the current value)
> > 
> > It's all valid ... but it might not do what you want it to if you
> > don't use a valid denominator punctuation character or two numbers in
> > the right order.
> 
> What do you mean by "the right order"?  Since it's the always the higher
> number which will be the maximum surely it doesn't matter which order
> they are in?

My bad, I misremembered the specification.

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