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[whatwg] Dialogs and prompts

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 16:33:39 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCvhiGd6FuTda=r546B5Yzm9hP8bW6tTkO=Rr5jfyqheA@mail.gmail.com>
On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 4:26 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Mar 2012, Darin Fisher wrote:
>> Also, there is a downside to the current convention of custom drawing
>> modal dialogs. ?Web pages that mash-up content from varied sources would
>> need to have some convention for queuing up dialog requests. ?Ideally,
>> modal dialogs should be shown in FIFO order rather than all at the same
>> time. This seems like a tricky problem. ?It seems like something the
>> platform could help with. ?I believe the <dialog> proposal helps here.
>> I think non-blocking alert, confirm and prompt helps in a similar vein.
> The modal variant of <dialog> handles this (there's a stack of active
> modal dialogs).

Note that <dialog>'s model is FILO, while Darin was asking for FIFO.

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