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Re: <bb> - typo, rename?

From: Nicolas LE GALL <me@neovov.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 12:36:57 +0200
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5FF80940-1A9E-48B1-93B9-B0B3EE946504@neovov.com>
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>


Le 29 août 08 à 12:13, Simon Pieters a écrit :
> On Fri, 29 Aug 2008 00:04:33 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>
>> Yeah, I don't love the name either. I'm open to ideas, but the  
>> problem is
>> any descriptive name becomes quite unwieldy and unlike other names.
>
> <action>?

Reading the spec <bb> seems to be "browser button" for invoking an  
action in the browser.
<action> seems too far from the browser and don't introduce the  
concept of button.

For me, an <action> is something that can happen, not something that I  
can trigger.

Because this is a button I think the element name must have "button".

What about :
- <bbutton> (for browser button)
- <ubutton> (for utility button)
- <abutton> (for action button)

I don't find it neat, but maybe it can help to find a more speaking  
name.

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Nicolas LE GALL
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