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Re: [whatwg] Styling <details>

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2013 21:37:25 +0000 (UTC)
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1301022136451.12992@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>, dglazkov@google.com
On Wed, 2 Jan 2013, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 8:53 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > Like most widgets, I think the answer is Web Components.
> 
> As far as I can tell styling form controls is an unsolved problem and 
> Components does not seem to be tackling it. We always play the 
> Components card (and before that the XBL card), but the work thus far 
> does not allow for altering how <input> is displayed, or subclassing 
> <textarea> somehow.
> 
> After a decade of waiting for this, I think it might be time to start 
> calling this vaporware.

Wait, Web Components isn't solving this? I thought this was one of the 
main use cases of Web Components.

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