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Re: HTML <fieldset> rendering

From: Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:55:29 +0400
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <79251389898529@web9j.yandex.ru>
16.01.2014, 21:40, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>:
> On 1/16/14 12:30 PM, Marat Tanalin wrote:
>
>> š2. if FIELSET has any `display` value different from `native`, then the FIELSET and its LEGEND are rendered as regular (like DIV) elements, without any special styling;
>
> That's not web-compatible, unfortunately. šTons of websites out there
> style fieldsets as "inline" or "block" and expect them to keep looking
> like fieldsets. šIf only we'd set this up to start with...

Web compatibility is probably not crucial here since styling/rendering of FIELDSET/LEGEND is quite inconsistent across browsers anyway.

After all, long-term evolution is impossible without periodic small revolutions. ;-)
Received on Thursday, 16 January 2014 18:56:34 UTC

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