[whatwg] [html5] r5399 - [giow] (2) Define option.selected; make <option disabled selected> still get sel [...]
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Dec 7 14:13:13 PST 2010
On Tue, 31 Aug 2010, Simon Pieters wrote:
> Maybe <select required><option value selected disabled>Choose one...
> should be allowed?
I considered that, but since disabled options don't get selected, that
wouldn't work without yet more special-casing.
> The spec allows <select required><option value>Choose one...<option
> selected>Foo. Maybe it should require the label option to be selected by
> default (either implicitly or explicitly) when the select has required?
No, otherwise there'd be no way to just select the current value without
removing the label.
> The spec currently doesn't require there to be any select label option
> if the required attribute is present on select.
Right, the label doesn't have to be present. Why would we require one?
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