[whatwg] required attribute for checkbox/select
mpt at myrealbox.com
Mon Mar 21 00:15:19 PST 2005
Matt Wright wrote:
> I simply think that my original proposal makes the most sense from a
> real-world web-apps implementation standpoint. Why deny authors the
> ability to require a select element when this method would match up with
> normal day-to-day usage of the element while not causing any negative
> side-effects (that I know of)?
Because real-world graphical Web browsers use option menus to implement
<select>, and your proposal is not how real-world people expect option
menus to work.
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