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[whatwg] [wf2] option and optgroup elements that are not inside select elements

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 01:19:38 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0507280118530.20138@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Fri, 22 Jul 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>
> <http://whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/#handling>
> # The elements should be rendered much the same as span  elements.
> 
> It appears that for HTML most UAs (tested in IE, Firefox and Opera) they are
> treated equivalent to the SPAN element:
>  <http://annevankesteren.nl/test/html/wf2/error/002.html>
> 
> For XHTML, however, UAs do different things:
>  <http://annevankesteren.nl/test/html/wf2/error/002.xht>
> 
> Opera does not render OPTGROUP elements and Firefox has some default styling.
> Selection seems also to be different. Are these to be considered bugs?

Yes.

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