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Re: [cssom][css-display][css-cascade] revisiting "default display"

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 07 Sep 2013 21:28:53 +0200
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "Mike Sherov" <mike.sherov@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.w2122fkqidj3kv@simons-macbook-pro.local>
On Sat, 07 Sep 2013 01:41:00 +0200, Mike Sherov <mike.sherov@gmail.com>  
wrote:

> BTW, if you need another use case for this, it also solves the problem  
> for
> when someone tries to accidentally call .show() on an element that has
> default "display:none", like a <input type=hidden>. You may think that's
> non-sensical, but all an author has to do is $('form').children().show(),
> and you're accidentally showing hidden inputs.

That doesn't make the hidden inputs be rendered, though.

[[
The user agent is expected to force the 'display' property of input  
elements whose type attribute is in the Hidden state to compute to 'none',  
irrespective of CSS rules.
]]
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/rendering.html#hidden-elements

-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Saturday, 7 September 2013 19:22:21 UTC

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