[webkit-dev] To start <meter> element implementation

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Sun Apr 4 21:22:18 PDT 2010

On Apr 4, 2010, at 7:31 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> I believe <progress> is only currently enabled for the Qt port, in part because no one has implemented the other themes.

This was true on Friday, but on Saturday <http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/57051> enabled it for the Mac OS X port.

> I believe the big challenges to have really complete versions of <meter> and <progress> include:
> 1) Fully stylable custom look with CSS - it's hard to figure out how to do this, because these elements are both parameterized with an arbitrary level.
> 2) Accessibility support - we can't call these done until they offer at least as good an accessibility experience as explicit ARIA markup.

(2) should not be too terribly difficult, but (1) sounds like a challenging.

    -- Darin

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