[whatwg] Can we make checkboxes readonly?

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 15:28:29 PDT 2011

On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au> wrote:
> 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>

Disabled elements don't participate in form submission.


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