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[whatwg] meter: unbounded values

From: Alexey Feldgendler <alexey@feldgendler.ru>
Date: Tue, 15 May 2007 20:36:39 +0200
Message-ID: <op.tsdsnd1o1h6og4@sandwich.feldgendler.ru>
On Tue, 15 May 2007 20:11:21 +0200, Elliotte Harold  
<elharo at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:

> This may have already been asked (sounds familair) but I don't see it in  
> the archives. What if the min or max values for a meter is unbounded?  
> For example, the 7th member of the Fibonacci series? How does one  
> indicate that?

Why do you think <meter> is approrpiate for indicating such a value? The  
whole idea of a meter (I mean, an instrument, which this English word  
means) is to visualize some quantity by displaying it in comparison with a  
reasonable upper bound.


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