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Re: Simple template-based editing

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2005 09:11:07 +0200
Message-ID: <4340D98B.2020400@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Cc: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>, W3C CSS <www-style@w3.org>

Matthew Raymond wrote:

>>select is a list of radios, multi-select is a list of checkboxes .
>>They differ only by style of presentation (nb!) and very slightly by
>    Wrong. The <select> element is a form control with specific
> form-related attributes. Even if you make another element a form control
> via styling, you'll still need those attributes. Behavior isn't enough.

Sorry, Andrew is 100% right here. A select _is_ a list of items.
An <ul> is a list of items and a <select> is a list of choices.
It only adds more granularity to the semantic definition - and
even that is questionable since it can be called a behavioural
difference - but you can't change the big image.

A list is a list is a list...

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