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Re: New html-element: table3

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 09:30:10 -0700
Message-ID: <462E3092.3080205@sicking.cc>
To: Dmitry Turin <html60@narod.ru>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

Dmitry Turin wrote:
> Good day, Jonas.
>> I would instead try to integrate the data attribute from <datalist>
> Excuse me, what is <datalist> ?
>>  and <select> elements.
> 1. How
> 2. What is advantage in comparison with my offer.

I think that your proposal is too specific to the situation you are 
apparently in, while it adds a lot of complexity to implementations. 
Additionally it requires many roundtrips to the server.

While I don't have a specific counter suggestion, i would like to see 
those problems solved in order to be useful for a larger number of people.

Note that you can already do what you are proposing using scripts and 
technologies like XMLHttpRequest or <iframe>s.

>> I'll make a post in a second regarding a related idea I have
> I will wait.

Sorry, i was confused about which mailing list I was on :) The 
suggestion has been sent to the whatwg list.


Best Regards,
Jonas Sicking
Received on Tuesday, 24 April 2007 16:30:28 UTC

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