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Re: tweaking meter [was: Re: <meter> and <progress> (was RE: Implementor feedback on new elements in HTML5)]

From: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2009 16:31:10 +0100
Message-Id: <23CC91BD-04CB-41BA-A503-453444A9AB19@g5n.co.uk>
Cc: public-html@w3.org, jonas@sicking.cc
To: Jim Jewett <jimjjewett@gmail.com>
On 2 Sep 2009, at 15:38, Jim Jewett wrote:

> I think meter should be an appropriate element for things like
> "number of posts" or "member for X months".
>
> Under the current definition, these wouldn't be appropriate,
> as there is no *hard* maximum, but I think it would be reasonable
> to change the element to accommodate them.

Depending on how you define "hard maximum" each of these examples  
have a hard maximum:

   - the total number of posts ever made to the site
   - the length of time since the group was founded

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