[whatwg] Can we make checkboxes readonly?

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Wed Apr 6 15:12:24 PDT 2011

On 2011-04-06 22:45, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Currently, the spec disallows checkboxes from being made readonly.  Is
> there some good reason for this?  If not, can we change it?
> Checkboxes being readonly would be useful for the same reasons that
> text inputs being readonly is.

What's wrong with using disabled?

<input type="checkbox" disabled>
<input type="checkbox" disabled checked>

Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software

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