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[whatwg] Can we make checkboxes readonly?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 15:28:29 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTim0bqWg5YTvXwdcAP2aXiVsWF==mQ@mail.gmail.com>
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.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 6 April 2011 15:28:29 GMT

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