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[whatwg] a few comments to Webforms 2.0 Call For Comments

From: Olav Junker Kjr <olav@olav.dk>
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 14:49:13 +0200
Message-ID: <410A43C9.3040704@olav.dk>
Mikko Rantalainen wrote:

> I think that every control should have some defined value always (even 
> if that value *means* undefined) and UI should allow user to return a 
> control to that state even after there was some other value in between.

It makes UI sense that the user should be able to undo any input. OTOH I 
like the ability to have a radiogroup in an initial state where no 
option is selected. A solution could be to define that radiogroups are 
*always* required. In that case there is no *valid* state that the user 
cannot return to. If the author wants "no selection" to be valid input, 
then it should be expressed as an seperate option like "(o) None of the 

Olav Junker Kj?r
Received on Friday, 30 July 2004 05:49:13 UTC

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