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Re: [css3-ui] styling of form elements

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2010 15:39:15 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTik0O2BO99xCN-7jyLztyOhNWWNOT060AnmqtpKj@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Belov, Charles" <Charles.Belov@sfmta.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 3:32 PM, Belov, Charles <Charles.Belov@sfmta.com> wrote:
> As for my larger issue, what I would expect the UI behavior to be is that the existing HTML4 code used to produce the existing pop-up-menu, list-menu and radio-group examples could all have their rendering overridden such that use of the appearance property would force any of those three sets of HTML code to render and behave like any of the other two.  Similarly, the checkbox-group HTML code could be styled using the appearance property to look like a multi-select version of the list-menu HTML code and vice-versa.
> I would expect the user agent to respect however I styled it.

Don't worry, that's the intention.  Forms are saddled with enormous
legacy implications, so this area needs baby steps.  ^_^

Received on Friday, 12 November 2010 23:40:07 UTC

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