[whatwg] [wf2] 2.3. Changes to existing controls - radio buttons

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Mar 21 04:32:43 PST 2005

On Mon, 21 Mar 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Should UAs provide ways to uncheck a particular radio button:
>  <input type="radio" name="foo">
>  <input type="radio" name="foo">
> ... they are both unchecked; after I mark the first checked, should I be 
> able to uncheck it?

The UA should not be required to provide such an ability. All radio 
buttons being unchecked in a group is an error condition. However if the 
UA wants to provide it, that's a UA thing.

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