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Re: Styling Controls (was: native elements versus scripted)

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 01:05:32 -0500
Message-ID: <y2l643cc0271004062305ze6e9e7adw93d9711f97200403@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 1:00 AM, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu> wrote:
> Shelley Powers wrote:
>> I am concerned, though, that all of a sudden, there's this intense
>> interest to style form elements, all occurring at the same time that
>> we we're really challenging both the relevance and usefulness of new,
>> complex, and generally unimplemented form elements.
> Concerned? I'm pleased!

Well, good.

> If the lack of styling ability on certain proposed elements is seen as a
> significant issue, and the relevant parties are expressing interest in
> working together to resolve these problems, then I see this as a very good
> thing indeed. And if it was your Change Proposals that spurred on this
> discussion, then thank you Shelley for moving the ball forward, even if
> inadvertently.

No, no, I really don't want credit for this. Maciej deserves all the credit.

> It will be interesting indeed to hear what the CSS WG has to say in this
> matter, and whether any progress can be made here. I note that Maciej is
> copying his thoughts to the www-style list for further discussion there,
> so I look forward to seeing what comes next.

Yes, I will be curious to see the CSS WG's reactions to this sudden
and intense desire to style form elements.

> JF

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