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[whatwg] [WF2] Why does list="" work with <select>?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 08:25:00 +0200
Message-ID: <op.ttuj3yvm64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 08:17:50 +0200, Simon Pieters <zcorpan at gmail.com>  
wrote:
> Why does it work together with <select>? What are the use-cases for  
> having a combo box where the select is also visible? It doesn't make any  
> sense to me.

The reason to remove this "feature" is that authors may start using  
<select> in combination with display:none which is not what is desired.  
(This was mentioned on IRC, but it's probably worth mentioning here as  
well.)


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Anne van Kesteren
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Received on Tuesday, 12 June 2007 23:25:00 UTC

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