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[whatwg] Is fieldset interactive?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 21:50:02 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0604032149130.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 3 Apr 2006, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> > > 
> > > A fieldset in a context where interactive elements are forbidden is 
> > > not allowed to contain any form controls anyway.
> > 
> > ...it would be pretty stupid to disallow <fieldset>'s main use case...
> 
> Oops.  Good point. :-)
> 
> Should fieldset itself only be allowed in contexts where interactive 
> elements are allowed (both so that it does not itself forbid interactive 
> descendants)?

I wouldn't be surprised to see <fieldset> implemented interactively, so 
yeah, I could see that restriction making sense. But I haven't looked at 
it in detail yet.

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