Call four comments 4 is out (Was: [whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 submission to W3C)

Ian Hickson ian at
Wed Apr 13 06:38:20 PDT 2005

On Wed, 13 Apr 2005, Olav Junker Kjær wrote:
> > 
> > There's no use case for this. It just has to be defined so that we get 
> > interoperable behaviour, otherwise every UA will end up doing 
> > something different.
> Yes, I understand your reluctance to have unspecified behavior. I think 
> it might be useful to have a note saying "you are not supposed to do 
> this" in these cases, so the reader won't lose sleep trying to figure 
> out why the features is included in the spec.

Well, you might want to dynamically create a <select>. You're not not 
supposed to do it, but you're not particularily supposed to do it either. 
It's just one of the many things that have to be defined.

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