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[Bug 10833] The element should only suffer from being missing if all of the checkbox choices are unselected - like radio buttons

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Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 16:09:35 +0000
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--- Comment #8 from Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> 2010-10-12 16:09:35 UTC ---
> There are ways to do "select all that apply, and select at least one" -- use
> <select multiple required>. This has the advantage of being much more usable
> UI-wise.

Actually, that is generally not true. The fact that you have to control-click
to select several items makes it hard enough that I think many sites don't
consider it an option.

I am however fine with waiting with this and seeing what author feedback we
get. The situation here is different from <select required> since we'd be
loosening the restricted behavior, not tightening it.

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