[whatwg] Some questions to WF2

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Dec 9 17:07:53 PST 2004

On Fri, 10 Dec 2004, [ISO-8859-1] Olav Junker Kjær wrote:
> I dunno, maybe not. I imagine it would be confusing if it was possible 
> to call setCustomValidity() on an output element, but it just didn't 
> have any effect. It wouldn't be unreasonable for an author to expect 
> this to actually work. But if it just raised an exception ("control does 
> not support validation") there probably wouldn't be a problem.

Hmm, I guess we could make it raise an exception instead of doing nothing.

Ok, spec updated.

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