[whatwg] prefilling select

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Sun Aug 22 13:38:35 PDT 2004

On Sun, 22 Aug 2004 20:08:36 +0200, Olav Junker Kjær <olav at olav.dk> wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > What makes you think the first case is synchronous?
> Often you would want to have the form
> disabled until it has finished prefilling.

Always surely, indeed the entire behaviour of what happens between the
loading of the form and the external data resource seems weekly

> > We could do... What would setting the data attribute do? Nothing?
> Maybe it could be read-only?

No, it should fetch new data, otherwise how could you create a select
element in script to fetch an external resource?


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