[whatwg] optgroup element used for selection
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jun 3 13:08:53 PDT 2009
On Thu, 9 Apr 2009, Randy Drielinger wrote:
> Currently (HTML4.01) and in the near-future HTML5 spec optgroup elements
> are used to group options (hence the name :-) and amongst others allow
> us to disable a group of option elements at once.
> Personally, I think it would make sense to add the ability to make an
> optgroup selectable. The result *could* be to select all the childs of
> that optgroup element (or simply post the child values as an array or
This has been suggested previously also. I have noted it as a possible
extension for a future version. I'd like to avoid adding new features at
this point so that we can get HTML5 out of the door. :-)
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