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Re: a new tablist element ?

From: E.J. Zufelt <everett@zufelt.ca>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 10:23:15 -0400
Cc: public html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <48A26B73-EAA6-441D-A727-6C3346BE1AD4@zufelt.ca>
To: Aurélien Levy <aurelien.levy@free.fr>
See:
Bug 10831 – Provide tablist and tab states for menu and command elements respectively
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10831


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On 2010-10-18, at 8:33 AM, Aurélien Levy wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> One of the most used navigation design pattern on website or application is tabs.
> So I'm wondering why there isn't a new html5 element to manage that instead of ARIA/XUL/dl/ul, etc
> 
> Maybe we can have something like :
> <tl>
> <ti></ti>
> <tc></tc>
> <ti></ti>
> <tc></tc>
> <ti></ti>
> <tc></tc>
> </tl>
> 
> or with attribute
> 
> <tl>
> <ti id="xxx"></ti>
> <ti id="zzz"></ti>
> <ti id="yyy"></ti>
> <tc for="xxx"></tc>
> <tc for="zzz"></tc>
> <tc for="yyy"></tc>
> </tl>
> 
> detailed specifications for these elements can be taken from the ARIA spec http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-wai-aria-20100916/roles#tab
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> Aurélien Levy
> ----
> Temesis
> 
> 
Received on Monday, 18 October 2010 14:24:21 GMT

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