Re: <meter> and <progress> (was RE: Implementor feedback on new elements in HTML5)

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Adrian Bateman<> wrote:
> <meter> does seem like a corner case - I'm also not convinced it would be broadly used. <progress> seems like a reasonable control - it supports both the progress and activity use cases that Windows also provides. I agree with Jonas that it's unlikely to get broad adoption without styling support.

Assuming proper styling controls, meters are used *everywhere*.  Think
about every time you see a rating site that gives a movie 4 stars, for

Without proper styling these sorts of cases won't use <meter>, but
with styling (done in such a way as to make these kinds of things
easy), I think you'll see a lot of use.


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