In the cited URL are two identical FIELDSETs containing a LEGEND element. The first shows Mozilla's default rendering of LEGEND, which is gratuitously ugly IMO. The second shows a borderless LEGEND, which IMO should be the default. Other HTML 4 UAs (IE5, iCab) render LEGEND by default without a border, so consistency is an issue. Please consider modifying ua.css accordingly. Nav4.x doesn't recognize LEGEND at all, so there's no legacy issue.
Reassigning to Eric
Why is this assigned to evaughan? Changing to HTML Form controls and confirming and reassigning. This is a simple ua.css change, and should be considered. See http://metrius.com/~todd/moz/fieldset2.html for a good visual explanation.
Assignee: evaughan → rods
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: Layout → HTML Form Controls
Ever confirmed: true
QA Contact: petersen → ckritzer
nominating for nsbeta2, trival change to html.css, and I'll admit it is very ugly with the current default. The change is simply setting the border for the legend to zero.
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Summary: Default rendering of LEGEND ugly/inconsistent → [FIX-html.css]Default rendering of LEGEND ugly/inconsistent
Whiteboard: fix in tree
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 19 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
marking nsbeta2+. Will become minus on 6/15
Whiteboard: fix in tree → [nsbeta2+] 6/15 fix in tree
This looks fine. build 200006208 on mac os 9.
Marking VERIFIED FIXED on: - MacOS9 2000-07-12-15-M17 Commercial - Linux6 2000-07-12-21-M17 Commercial - Win98 2000-07-12-21-M17 Commercial
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.