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[whatwg] <reset> element?

From: Alexey Feldgendler <alexey@feldgendler.ru>
Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 00:06:50 +0600
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On Fri, 15 Dec 2006 23:56:42 +0600, Dean Edwards <dean at edwards.name> wrote:

>> Elements comprising a widget should carry appropriate semantic value by  
>> themselves. For example, a properly styled unordered list can be used  
>> as a color picker. <widget> should not be used as an excuse for writing  
>> a bunch of meaningless <div>s to make a custom control.

> Agreed. But if I add <input> boxes for Red, Green and Blue and some  
> OK/Cancel buttons and wrap those up in a <widget> element then I feel  
> like I've added semantic value not reduced it.

In this context, <fieldset> would express the meaning better.

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
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Received on Friday, 15 December 2006 10:06:50 UTC

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