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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 00:44:24 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0810290041430.1237@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 13 Jun 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>
> 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.)

This is an interesting point. Ok, fixed.

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