[whatwg] Can we make checkboxes readonly?

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Wed Apr 6 15:39:04 PDT 2011

On 2011-04-07 00:28, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Lachlan Hunt<lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au>  wrote:
>> What's wrong with using disabled?
>> <input type="checkbox" disabled>
>> <input type="checkbox" disabled checked>
> Disabled elements don't participate in form submission.

That's true, but if the controls are readonly, then the user can't 
change the value and so why does that matter?  Could you clarify the use 
case for having a readonly checkbox value submitted?

Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software

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