From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-18 06:56:23
Mathew Robertson wrote:
> Combo-boxes shouldn't be populated with something which wont produce
> a valid business rule. Editable combo-boxes are more rare -> usually
> they allow you "select an entry by typing the first few characters".
> Truely editable combo-boxes are just about always used in the wrong
> context -> usually the interface needs the use of an editline with
> Sliders should always only allow you to select valid values. I'm not
> sure why you would have a slider which would allow you to select
> invalid business rules...
I'm not sure I agree. It is a general principle to _never trust_ input, no
matter how sure one might be that the control has only been populated with
good values. Of course this comes naturally when the business logic is on
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