ISSUE-160: Remove restriction on command element as part of a menu

menuless-commands

Remove restriction on command element as part of a menu

State:
CLOSED
Product:
pre-LC1 HTML 5 spec
Raised by:
Cynthia Shelly
Opened on:
2011-01-22
Description:
escalating Bug 8673 - Restriction on command element as part of a menu http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8673

The command element defines an actionable region, with the optional checked and radio states. Similar constructs occur both inside and outside menus. For example, in the inbox of an online mail system, each message is actionable, and multiple selection (for deletion for example) is a common scenario. Commands and their aspects define this UI quite well. However, since this is not a menu, commands can't be used.
Related Actions Items:
No related actions
Related emails:
  1. {minutes} HTML WG telecon 2011-03-03: Issues, Decisions, Task Force Reports, and Other Business (from Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com on 2011-03-04)
  2. RE: {minutes} HTML WG telecon 2011-03-03: Issues, Decisions, Task Force Reports, and Other Business (from adrianba@microsoft.com on 2011-03-03)
  3. {agenda} HTML WG telecon 2011-03-03: Issues, Decisions, Task Force Reports, and Other Business (from rubys@intertwingly.net on 2011-03-02)
  4. {minutes} HTML WG telecon 2011-02-24: Action items and Issues (from Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com on 2011-02-24)
  5. Re: ISSUE-160 menuless-commands: Chairs Solicit Proposals (from rubys@intertwingly.net on 2011-02-24)
  6. {agenda} HTML WG telecon 2011-02-24: Action items and Issues (from Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com on 2011-02-23)
  7. {minutes} HTML WG telecon 2011-02-17: Issues, handling of features, task force reports (from Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com on 2011-02-20)
  8. {agenda} HTML WG telecon 2011-02-17: Issues, handling of features, task force reports (from mjs@apple.com on 2011-02-17)
  9. Re: request to re-open issue 133 due to submission of a change prposal. (from faulkner.steve@gmail.com on 2011-02-01)
  10. {minutes} HTML WG Telecon 2010-01-27: status of actions, new issues, closing items, new calls, charter status (from Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com on 2011-01-27)
  11. {agenda} HTML WG Telecon 2010-01-27: status of actions, new issues, closing items, new calls, charter status (from Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com on 2011-01-26)
  12. Re: ISSUE-160 menuless-commands: Chairs Solicit Proposals (from rubys@intertwingly.net on 2011-01-22)
  13. Re: ISSUE-160 menuless-commands: Chairs Solicit Proposals (from annevk@opera.com on 2011-01-22)
  14. ISSUE-160 menuless-commands: Chairs Solicit Proposals (from rubys@intertwingly.net on 2011-01-22)
  15. HTML-ISSUE-160 (menuless commands): Remove restriction on command element as part of a menu [HTML 5 spec] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2011-01-22)

Related notes:

Reverting to raised until a Change Proposal is produced

Sam Ruby, 14 Feb 2011, 15:14:29

Closed without prejudice: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Feb/0401.html

Sam Ruby, 24 Feb 2011, 13:09:17

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