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[whatwg] WhatWG spec addition?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2005 12:44:33 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0504051240290.20461@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

UJS Contact US wrote:
> 
> I gave the specs a quick scan - specifically for one element which I have an
> interest in... that of the standard "select tag"...
>  
> I believe this list selector should be updated to provide columnar data
> formatting and enable properties that include: Greenbar (alternating colors
> - odd rows/even rows)...

This can be done using CSS and W3C Selector's :nth-child()
pseudo-class. As a presentational detail, it should be out of scope of
Web Forms.


> ...header row, header column.
>  
> I have a very rough "whitepaper" on my website showing an example... Please
> take a look - it is a short read. 
>  
> http://www.aujsproduction.com/samples/wishlist/revampedselector.asp

I agree that something like this is probably needed. We'll be looking
at things like this in the Web Apps draft.


> I will take a closer look at the entire doc to see what else I might be able
> to "suggest".

I look forward to it.

Cheers,
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