[webkit-dev] Google Mail Buttons not respecting native look

Timothy Hatcher timothy at hatcher.name
Sun Jan 29 00:32:21 PST 2006

GMail is using the HTML 4 <button> tag. Safari 2.0 renders these with  
a generic look. WebKit TOT/nightly renders them with a native look  
unless the site styles them with CSS.

<BUTTON type="button" class="ab" id="ac_rc_^i" style="font- 

— Timothy Hatcher

On Jan 28, 2006, at 11:47 PM, André-John Mas wrote:

> Hi,
> I was about to file a bug regarding the way the "Archive", "Delete"  
> and "Report Spam" buttons
> are rendered in the GMail pages by Safari. Then I decided I had  
> better try a small test case
> with a page that contained:
>   <form>
>     <input form="submit">
>     <input form="button">
>   </form>
> and found the buttons rendered fine. Can anyone work out whether  
> this is a 'bug' or something
> particular that Gmail is doing?
> I tried using the DOM inspector in Firefox (it is a bit more  
> advanced that Safari's) to see
> if I could notice anything in particular, but I am not seeing it.
> Andre
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