[whatwg] [wf2] option and optgroup elements that are not inside select elements

Anne van Kesteren fora at annevankesteren.nl
Fri Jul 22 05:59:14 PDT 2005

# The elements should be rendered much the same as span  elements.

It appears that for HTML most UAs (tested in IE, Firefox and Opera) they are
treated equivalent to the SPAN element:

For XHTML, however, UAs do different things:

Opera does not render OPTGROUP elements and Firefox has some default styling.
Selection seems also to be different. Are these to be considered bugs?

Anne van Kesteren

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