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Re: [css3-ui] styling of form elements

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2010 07:36:34 -0800
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "Belov, Charles" <Charles.Belov@sfmta.com>, "www-style list" <www-style@w3.org>
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To: "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>

On Nov 13, 2010, at 8:56 PM, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:

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> From: "Brad Kemper" <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
> Sent: Saturday, November 13, 2010 8:14 PM
> To: "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>
> Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>; "Belov, Charles" <Charles.Belov@sfmta.com>; "www-style list" <www-style@w3.org>
> Subject: Re: [css3-ui] styling of form elements
>> On Nov 13, 2010, at 4:19 PM, "Andrew Fedoniouk" <andrew.fedoniouk@live.com> wrote:
>>> Usually browser window is open in full. Anyone can create inside something that looks like standard OS window.
>> I guess you don't use Mac, then. I sometimes wonder why Microsoft didn't name their OS "fullscreens", since so many of it's users.seem to distain the concept of multiple overlapping windows. In my own usage, I very often have popup minus that extend outside the window.
> I do not understand your concerns then, sorry.
> On iPhone OS you can create web page/app that will span full screen without even traces of browser's chrome.
> And there you can mimic any standard elements of the OS so they will be indistinguishable from native application.
> What problem do you see with that?

I'm probably not the best person to answer that, but I think one of the primary concerns was about spoofing the browser chrome to, say, create something that looked like an address bar and/or menu bar, and/or browser button bar, so that you could have a fake URL showing, fake certificate authentication, etc.
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