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[whatwg] Working this summer

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2004 22:20:03 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0412162218200.18787@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, Yan Morin wrote:
>
> Just to say two things that my employer ask me this summer:
> 
> 1. Customize the <input type="file"> button and text field, maybe a
> <file>
>  <input type="file" />
>  <filebutton><img /> or text</filebutton>
> </file>

This will be dealt with by XBL and/or Web Controls 1.0, when we get to 
them. (Although specifically for file upload controls we might not ever 
support that, due to security concerns.)


> 2. Use a multi-column drop down for a list:
> <input type="text" list="tableDropDown" />
> <datalist id="tableDropDown" size="10">
> <table>
>  <col useAs="value" style="display:none;" />
>  <col useAs="label" />
>  <col />
>  <col />
>  <thead><!-- this is the non-obligatory table header -->
>   <tr><th>Value</th><th>Left Label</th><th>Info 1</th><th>Info 2</th></tr>
>  </thead>
>  <tbody>
>   <tr><td>1</td><td>A</td><td>Letter A</td><td>Lettre A</td></th>
>   <tr><td>2</td><td>B</td><td>Letter B</td><td>Lettre B</td></th>
>   <tr><td>3</td><td>C</td><td>Letter C</td><td>Lettre C</td></th>
>  </tbody>
> </table>
> </datalist>
> 
> The size="10" attribute should display a maximum of 10 rows (when popup). When
> there is more than 10, it create a vertical scrollbar on the tbody only.

I don't really follow what you are proposing here. Could you give more 
details?

Thanks,
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