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[whatwg] Menus, fallback, and backwards compatibility: ideas wanted

From: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 07:31:48 -0500
Message-ID: <43A010B4.9000501@earthlink.net>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> I'm not attached to "context". (I'm not particularly fond of "popup", 
> though).

   Pretty much my exact thoughts on the matter.

> What I really want is an attribute whose values convey "acts as a
> ul with no magic",

   I prefer "list".

> "declares a menu for use elsewhere",

   "resource"? "submenu"? "slave"? (Don't entirely care for any of them.)

> and "turns into a
> toolbar, menu bar, or other command list displayed inline".

   "chrome"?
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