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Re: <table chart="pie">

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 20:01:15 +1000
Message-ID: <46AB13EB.30107@lachy.id.au>
To: Dmitry Turin <sql40@narod.ru>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Dmitry Turin wrote:
> <table chart="pie">
>   <tr>
>     <td id="id1" label="label1">24.1</td>
>     <td id="id2" label="label2">31.2</td>
>     <td id="id3" label="label3">56.8</td>
>     <td id="id4" label="label4">75.4</td>
>   </tr>
> </table>
> which display chart as pie __instead of table__ with numerical data.

Please try to start by describing use cases and problems, instead of 
always proposing solutions to undefined problems.  Developing a good 
solution takes a lot of work, and solutions that are proposed without 
any documentation of problems, use cases and other supporting research 
are rarely accepted as-is.

There are already working solutions available for drawing graphs using 
script, <canvas> and/or SVG.


Lachlan Hunt
Received on Saturday, 28 July 2007 10:01:38 UTC

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