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Re: Styling Controls

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 10:08:56 -0500
Message-ID: <j2o643cc0271004070808u2c975027n4df44243b43c22b9@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mike Taylor <miketaylr@gmail.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 8:36 AM, Mike Taylor <miketaylr@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/7/10 9:31 AM, Shelley Powers wrote:
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> On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 1:36 AM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
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> On Apr 6, 2010, at 11:05 PM, Shelley Powers wrote:
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> On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 1:00 AM, John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu> wrote:
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> 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.
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> No, no, I really don't want credit for this. Maciej deserves all the
> credit.
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> 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.
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> Yes, I will be curious to see the CSS WG's reactions to this sudden
> and intense desire to style form elements.
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> At least in the case of the WebKit project, interest in styling form
> controls is not sudden. As I mentioned in an earlier email, it's something
> we've been working on in our implementation for years.
>
> However, your analysis of the tradeoffs between built-in semantic elements
> and hand-rolled controls, as well as the WebKit project's recent progress on
> implementing new HTML5 form controls, has made these issues much more
> salient.
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> Which of the new form elements and declarative elements has Webkit
> implemented? Are they in the nightlies? Is this documented somewhere?
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> Here's a timely blog post on Ajaxian listing a few (unofficial) sites that
> try to document support:
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> http://ajaxian.com/archives/html5-forms-what-support-is-there

Thanks for the link, Mike.

>
> -Mike
>
> Regards,
> Maciej
>

Shelley
Received on Wednesday, 7 April 2010 15:09:30 UTC

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