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[whatwg] select required

From: Jon Barnett <jonbarnett@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 13:42:29 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTinuAaLMwV8GR8Gb=6mhhxHzUWo--i1wY-Y=FmaU@mail.gmail.com>
I just read Hixie's message here:
http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2008-November/017583.html

<http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2008-November/017583.html>While
I understand the reasoning for not implementing a bunch of new attributes
and functionality, I would still like to see <select required> even without
the other suggestions as requiring at least one option element to be
successful with a non-empty value.

I was beginning to write a <form> for a site and I thought I'd go ahead and
use <input required> and <textarea required> with some css:
[required] ~ label:after { content: '*' }
... and possibly javascript to read that attribute, etc.

But since I can't implement that on my <select> elements and still validate,
I plan to skip the required attribute entirely and use class names instead
for now so that all the form elements are consistent.

-- 
Jon Barnett
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