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[whatwg] A better name than <gauge> for the element that shows a measurement

From: Jens Brueckmann <jens.brueckmann@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 09:24:14 +0100
Message-ID: <fe03a57b0603210024p7bf86b49o@mail.gmail.com>
On 21/03/06, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>
> So one of the HTML5 elements is <gauge>:
>
>    Relevancy: <gauge>70%</gauge>
>
> Unfortunately, the study Google did on Web authors showed that authors
> cannot spell the word "language", and I see no reason to believe that they
> might spell "gauge" either. [...]
> So. <gauge> is out. What better element name can people think of?

I will throw in the following suggestions:

  <readout>
  <evaluation> or <eval>
  <score>

Cheers,

jens

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