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[Bug 11939] Progress element max IDL attribute should reflect the maximum value instead of the content attribute

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Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 14:27:33 +0000
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Mounir Lamouri <mounir.lamouri@gmail.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
            Summary|Progress element max IDL    |Progress element max IDL
                   |attribute sholud reflect    |attribute should reflect
                   |the maximum value instead   |the maximum value instead
                   |of the content attribute    |of the content attribute

--- Comment #3 from Mounir Lamouri <mounir.lamouri@gmail.com> 2011-02-25 14:27:33 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> I don't follow. What problem would this solve?

Actually, I would take it the other way. Why does .max reflects the content
attribute when .value reflects the "current value". I think it would be more
consistent to have .max reflecting the "maximum value".
I agree it's not solving anything but I don't thing the current specifications
makes more sense than what I propose (or solving anything...). My proposition
could be more convenient in some situations. For example, you can guess the
position when the progress element is determinate by doing

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