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Re: [whatwg] Allowing authors to obtain a vertical <input type=range>

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2013 17:28:29 +0000 (UTC)
To: Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1303291728200.15713@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: "whatwg@lists.whatwg.org" <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Jonathan Watt <jwatt@jwatt.org>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
On Tue, 26 Mar 2013, Scott González wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 11:19 AM, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:
> >
> > Is 'auto' useful in practice? Is it a behavior that authors or users 
> > expect? I don't know, but my hunch is "no", and it would be more 
> > straightforward to just use horizontal and let the author opt-in to 
> > vertical with the attribute.
> 
> No, auto is not useful in practice. We had this in jQuery UI and removed 
> it four years ago because it was a bad idea.

Why is it a bad idea?

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