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Selecting multiple options in a select element without multiple

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <gsneddon@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 12:01:36 +0200
Message-ID: <4A6ECC80.50508@opera.com>
To: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
If you set multiple option's defaultSelected attribute to true, as in 
[1], whacky stuff happens. In IE8 and Opera, you end up with nothing 
selected; in WebKit you end up with all of them selected; in Gecko you 
end up with the final one selected.

As far as I can tell, the spec currently says that WebKit's behaviour is 
correct, which IMO makes the least sense, as it should not be possible 
to get more one selected.


[1]: 
http://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/raw-file/fdb670d3c8b3/layout/reftests/bugs/395107-1.html

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Received on Tuesday, 28 July 2009 10:02:19 UTC

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