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Re: [whatwg] Sortable Tables

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2012 11:55:06 -0800
Message-ID: <50996B1A.7020601@mit.edu>
To: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On 11/6/12 11:39 AM, Ojan Vafai wrote:
> This is a use-case that I absolutely think it makes sense to address.

Agreed.  Not that I can commit to implementing, necessarily, but I do 
think this is a common want.

> A couple thoughts off the top of my head:
> 1. Would sorting actually reorder the DOM nodes or just change their visual
> order? It's not clear to me which one is better. I think the former is what
> you'd want most of the time.

The former also makes defining the interaction of dynamic mutations with 
sorting much much simpler....

Another obvious question: how does (or should) sorting interact with 
rowspans?

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 6 November 2012 19:55:42 UTC

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