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[Bug 8555] Remove the Meter Element

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Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 15:49:00 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8555


Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net> changed:

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--- Comment #6 from Shelley Powers <shelleyp@burningbird.net>  2010-01-11 15:49:00 ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> EDITOR'S RESPONSE: This is an Editor's Response to your comment. If you are
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> Status: Rejected
> Change Description: no spec change
> Rationale: We have to have <meter> if we have <progress> because otherwise
> people will abuse <progress> to get gauges, leading to bad accessibility.
> 

I would say, then, that progress is badly designed, and both should be
discarded.

Tracker Issue 97

http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/97


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