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8.9 - the selectOne form control

From: <AndrewWatt2001@aol.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 08:33:19 EST
Message-ID: <146.7f99e8d.29782c9f@aol.com>
To: www-forms@w3.org
Chapter 8.9 shows the checkbox as one appropriate way to represent the 
selectOne form control.

As I recall, this was discussed on list in relation to the August WD and the 
decision appeared to be that checkbox was inappropriate to represent a 
selectOne option. To use checkboxes to select *one* goes against the 
traditional visual metaphor in forms.

Did something change? Or was the alteration of the possible graphical 
representations overlooked for updating?


Andrew Watt
Received on Thursday, 17 January 2002 08:33:53 UTC

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