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Re: Proposal: "On Off" switch HTML forms Input Object (fwd)

From: Lee Daniel Crocker <lcrocker@calweb.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 1996 14:57:57 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199607012157.OAA04530@web1.calweb.com>
To: www-talk@w3.org

>     This document proposes a new type of input object, an "On-Off
> Switch" for HTML forms, and in doing so, proposes new values for
> the TYPE= keyword.

So let me get this straight--you think that bitmaps looking
like up and down switches look better than checked and empty
squares, so instead of proposing a nice compatible way to
specify the bitmaps on a standard checkbox, or possibly a
style element for them, you propose to change the standard in
a way that adds not one piece of new functionality but breaks
every existing browser on the planet.

And to top it off, you write up a whole Internet Draft
rather than just toss out the idea to see what people think.
Well, you win my award for the most amount of work expended
on the stupidest idea in years.
Received on Monday, 1 July 1996 18:01:41 UTC

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