[whatwg] [WF2] Why does list="" work with <select>?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Oct 28 17:44:24 PDT 2008

On Wed, 13 Jun 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 08:17:50 +0200, Simon Pieters <zcorpan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Why does it work together with <select>? What are the use-cases for 
> > having a combo box where the select is also visible? It doesn't make 
> > any sense to me.
> The reason to remove this "feature" is that authors may start using 
> <select> in combination with display:none which is not what is desired. 
> (This was mentioned on IRC, but it's probably worth mentioning here as 
> well.)

This is an interesting point. Ok, fixed.

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