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RE: Proposal: Add a modal element to html5 to indicate a modal segment of the DOM (modal dialog)

From: John Foliot <jfoliot@stanford.edu>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 11:14:01 -0700 (PDT)
To: "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <chaals@opera.com>, "'E.J. Zufelt'" <everett@zufelt.ca>, "'Steven Faulkner'" <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, "'Gez Lemon'" <g.lemon@webprofession.com>
Cc: <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Message-ID: <019401cb58ef$99c406e0$cd4c14a0$@edu>
Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> I think it makes a lot more sense as an attribute - so you set
> something
> to be modal, and unset it on completion of whatever has to be done. I
> had
> a long SMS discussion with John Foliot, to tease the out reason behind
> my
> intuition, and it is basically that it makes for a more natural
> programming style.

+1, agreed (note that Gez's arguments held sway as well)

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