[whatwg] [WF2] Readonly and default pseudoclass matching

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at mit.edu
Thu Jul 28 16:37:14 PDT 2005

Ian Hickson wrote:
> Why would you want the borders to change?

That's a good question, but on the other hand why would you want a disabled 
readonly field to ever look different from a disabled read-write field?  From 
the user's point of view they're the same.

> It seems much more useful to treat them independently, otherwise when you 
> disable something you can no longer style it based on what it would act as 
> if it is was enabled.

Right.  What are the use cases for that, though?


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