Re: table and meter : timeline, timesheet

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 10:11 AM, Lachlan Hunt <> wrote:
> Olivier GENDRIN wrote:
>> The idea was to allow <meter> into <thead> > <tr> at the same level
>> than <th>, to allow to build timelines, timesheets or multi channel TV
>> programms without using hundreds of table cells.
> I'm not sure I understand the problem you are trying to solve, nor why using
> <meter> in the way you describe would be an appropriate solution.  But
> rather than focussing on any potential solution at this stage, it would help
> if you could provide some sort of examples, or perhaps an illustration of
> the kind of table you want to create, in order to explain the use case and
> problems better.

Hi Lachlan, thank you for asking.

I wish to ease the build of timelines like,, and
(note the log scale) in pure
semantic HTML, or TV programs like

It's doable right now with table, but it needs hundreds of td, and
it's less semantic than with a @interval attribute (using any number
of start/end pairs).

Olivier G.

Received on Friday, 24 October 2008 12:31:23 UTC