[whatwg] Nested optgroups
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jun 3 15:33:29 PDT 2009
On Mon, 13 Apr 2009, Markus Ernst wrote:
> I found a message in the list archives from July 2004, where Ian
> announced to put nested optgroups back into the spec:
> Anyway in the current spec, the optgroup element is not allowed inside
> another optgroup element:
> Has this been removed again since 2004? I did not find more on this in
> the list archives.
Yeah, this was removed because we couldn't find a good way to get browsers
to support it without breaking backwards compatibility with legacy content
(which relies on the non-nesting parser behaviour).
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