[whatwg] disabled and readonly attributes

On Tue, 13 Oct 2009, Markus Ernst wrote:
> In (disabled) and (readonly) I can't find out what UAs
> should submit if an element is disabled resp. readonly [...]

To see what should be submitted, you should look in the form submission 


Specifically, under "Constructing the form data set".

> Also, <fieldset> has a disabled attribute, but no readonly attribute. Is 
> there a reason for this?

I didn't want people to try setting readonly on a fieldset and forgetting 
that readonly only affects a few controls and not, e.g., buttons.

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Received on Tuesday, 13 October 2009 17:16:06 UTC