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[whatwg] [WF2] Readonly and default pseudoclass matching

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 18:37:14 -0500
Message-ID: <42E96C2A.6070406@mit.edu>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> Why would you want the borders to change?

That's a good question, but on the other hand why would you want a disabled 
readonly field to ever look different from a disabled read-write field?  From 
the user's point of view they're the same.

> It seems much more useful to treat them independently, otherwise when you 
> disable something you can no longer style it based on what it would act as 
> if it is was enabled.

Right.  What are the use cases for that, though?

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 28 July 2005 16:37:14 UTC

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