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[Bug 13608] Add <menuitem> element

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Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2011 10:02:30 +0000
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--- Comment #18 from Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@gmail.com> 2011-10-04 10:02:26 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #17)
> Given that, and given the benefit of using consistent elements
consistent elements?
<menuitem>, <toolbar> and <command> (non-visual cases) would be consistent, IMO

 >for consistent
> semantics, I really don't think introducing a new element here is a good idea.
> This is especially true since if we do introduce a new element here we'll end
> up having to introduce yet another new element for keyboard shortcuts, another
> one for toolbar buttons, and another one for the command indirection once we
> add that. This is IMHO a non-scalable solution.

3 elements isn't bad. Having those elements would make it clear what
content author is trying to do. Also, easier to read the source code
when you have <menuitem> than abstract <command>.

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