[whatwg] Comment on Forms 2.0: OPTGROUP Nesting
levikcom at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 08:04:17 PDT 2004
> I did some research into the matter and it turns out that no existing
> browser correctly parses nested OPTGROUPs. They basically all parse
> OPTGROUP as if it had an optional end tag. So it wouldn't be possible to
> allow nested OPTGROUPs, sadly.
Why is that a problem?
Say your code has
<OPTION>Art of War</OPTION>
The compliant browser would render
[Art of War]
while an older browser would show
Art of War
I don't see a problem with that - it looks like perfectly graceful
degradation to me...
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