They're none of that, although they are less flexible than gas.
> They are definitely better in appealing to first time buyers who may not know or care about their shortcomings. They look great and are easy to clean.
They're safe, efficient and convenient for people who want to make food.
> And if you want to use a wok, well, you can't. […] But if you are into cooking, gas wins.
If you're one of the people who believes they need gas to survive, you can buy bottled gas for your range.