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[Bug 13059] New: add a disabled attribute to link and style elements

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Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 12:47:35 +0000
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           Summary: add a disabled attribute to link and style elements
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,

(note: this was submitted as an HTML4 erratum looooong ago to the
 XHTML2 WG ; I am surprised the current HTML WG did not get it in
 the list of HTML4 errata)

The DOM Level 2 offers a boolean 'disabled' attribute on the
StyleSheet interface. This boolean attribute is _extremely_ important
to content editors because it allows to see how a given stylesheet
affects the rendering of a document.

But this boolean DOM attribute has _always_ raised an issue: it's
impossible to save the enabled/disabled status of a stylesheet and
that is a serious problem for content editors.

I then recommend the addition of a companion html 'disabled' attribute
on <link> and <style> elements matching exactly the DOM one.

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