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[whatwg] successful form controls

From: Jon Barnett <jonbarnett@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 16:18:09 -0500
Message-ID: <bde87dd20709171418sf323e25p13bbc4bf9ba584fe@mail.gmail.com>
On 9/15/07, Kristof Zelechovski <giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl> wrote:
> 1. Radio buttons are never checked so this sentence means that they are
> never successful.

The selected radio button in a group is "checked" - even thought it
doesn't look like a checkmark, yes, it's "checked".

> 2. A control that is read-only does not accept input from the user; however,
> it may have a meaningful value that is worth submitting because its value
> can be calculated on the client side.

Indeed, readonly controls should be successful.  (Yes, they are in
HTML4 as well)

Jon Barnett
Received on Monday, 17 September 2007 14:18:09 UTC

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