[whatwg] abbr inside of option

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Apr 28 15:05:07 PDT 2011

On Tue, 21 Dec 2010, Kenny Graham wrote:
> Just curious: What is the reasoning behind the option element not being 
> able to contain abbr elements?  I know current UAs wouldn't do anything 
> with it, but it doesn't break anything either, and IMHO allowing more 
> information is always better than not.

What problem would this solve?

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