[whatwg] successful form controls

Jon Barnett jonbarnett at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 14:18:09 PDT 2007

On 9/15/07, Kristof Zelechovski <giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl> wrote:
> 1. Radio buttons are never checked so this sentence means that they are
> never successful.

The selected radio button in a group is "checked" - even thought it
doesn't look like a checkmark, yes, it's "checked".

> 2. A control that is read-only does not accept input from the user; however,
> it may have a meaningful value that is worth submitting because its value
> can be calculated on the client side.

Indeed, readonly controls should be successful.  (Yes, they are in
HTML4 as well)

Jon Barnett

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