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Re: ACTION-2208: Decide on attribute for initial state of appearance="collapse"

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:45:52 +0100
To: "Erik Bruchez" <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Cc: XForms <public-xformsusers@w3.org>, "XForms Users Community Group Issue Tracker" <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.zt9j2quesmjzpq@steven-xps>
It occurred to me later, that if we need a separate attribute to state the  
state of open/closed, then we don't need a value for 'appearance' at all,  
since the presence of the extra attribute would already be enough...

Steven


On Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:04:08 +0100, Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>  
wrote:

> I know we use "compact" in a few other cases, like for selection  
> controls (where, by the way, the selection list suggested is extremely  
> rarely used in user interfaces >nowadays).
>
> But in this case the group might not be very "compact" when open. In  
> fact, it can be bigger than a regular group. Something closer to the  
> intent would be "compactible".
>
> I would personally favor something more explicit. "collapsible" would  
> fit the bill.
>
> -Erik
>
> On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 9:43 AM Steven Pemberton  
> <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl> wrote:
>> Currently, <group/> has two appearances: by default block;  
>> appearance="minimal" gives inline.
>>
>> What does anyone feel about appearance="compact" for the collapsible  
>> case?
>>
>> Steven
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:07:17 +0100, XForms Users Community Group Issue  
>> Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:
>>
>>> ACTION-2208: Decide on attribute for initial state of  
>>> appearance="collapse"
>>>
>>> https://www.w3.org/2005/06/tracker/xforms/actions/2208
>>>
>>> Assigned to: Steven Pemberton
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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