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[whatwg] Suggestion for Menus in Web Forms 2.0

From: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 12:40:33 -0500
Message-ID: <419A3B91.9030704@earthlink.net>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> It's not just people wanting collapsible tree views; I _am_ 
> [hearing] demand for that too, but those requests sound very different. 
> (And indeed tree views are a lot more complicated than just <select> 
> with multi-level headers.)

    Yeah, I'm aware of that. The idea with <select multiple> was to 
allow something that could, if the UA vendor chooses, be rendered as a 
simple tree view. Full-blown tree view markup would probably exceed menu 
systems in complexity. (That's a thought: reuse some of the menu markup 
for tree views...)
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