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Re: Simple template-based editing

From: Dimitri Glazkov <dimitri.glazkov@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Oct 2005 18:37:03 -0500
Message-ID: <fb15ac210510011637m64631d5bo32a4f132ffca26c4@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: Robert Koberg <rob@koberg.com>, www-style@w3.org

On 10/1/05, Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robert Koberg" <rob@koberg.com>

> > Just like a form.
> >
> You mean form element, I believe?
> Well, basic UI elements are atomic in some sense - none one of them
> requires external state indicators for example - they are self sufficient.

Hear, hear. I've raised the same point at the WhatWg list -- in the
contentEditable method, some of the semantics are just plain missing
from the markup -- there is nothing that indicates how the data is
supposed to end up back on the server.

It's like an old Russian joke about posting grenade instructions in a
journal: "1. Remove safety clip. 2. Pull safety pin. To be continued
in the next issue."

Received on Saturday, 1 October 2005 23:37:08 UTC

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