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Re: Pseudo-Classes :button and :input

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 07:24:21 +0000 (UTC)
To: Tobias Herp <Tobias.Herp@gmx.de>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0909180721240.5185@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 18 Sep 2009, Tobias Herp wrote:
> 
> By the way, as of HTML 5, input[type="file"] is a *label* and a button 
> (http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#attr-input-type-file-keyword) 
> and thus simply prevents text being entered manually.

That table is merely advisory, the actual normative statements don't 
preclude any control type at all, including anything from a simple text 
field, to a command-line argument, to a drag and drop target, to a 
joystick-controlled binary file editor projected onto a 3D hologram 
system...

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