[whatwg] WF2: required attribute clarification requested

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Oct 23 02:03:51 PDT 2008

On Wed, 6 Sep 2006, Alex Vincent wrote:
> "For disabled or readonly controls, the (required) attribute has no 
> effect."
> What does this mean?  The missingValue bit of validityState is either on 
> or off.  Do I need to change the required bit if we're disabled? Or 
> should I leave it alone?

I have clarified this in the merged version of WF2 in HTML5. Please let me 
know if the current spec is clearer.

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