[whatwg] default select item that does not satisfy required attr.

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jan 6 04:03:18 PST 2009

On Fri, 24 Feb 2006, Ric Hardacre wrote:
> from the web forms doc in the comment at the bottom:
>   * have a way of marking the first option of a <select> as the default
>     but have it not satisfy a new required="" attribute on <select> so
>     that you can have selects that require a valid value.
> my proposed solution: [...]
>  * A fairly common situation for web authors is to have two lists, where
>    the contents of the second depends on the value of the first. Is here
>    any way we could extend the current model to include this functionality?
> [...]

On Fri, 24 Feb 2006, dolphinling wrote:
> [...]

I think the solutions proposed here (not quoted above for brevity) are 
interesting. However, I think, as with my earlier e-mail today, we should 
probably wait until the current crop of forms features is more widely 
implemented before adding more features. Thus, I haven't actually added 
these features yet.

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