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Bug 11258 - the select element (and others) should have a readonly attribute
Summary: the select element (and others) should have a readonly attribute
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LC1 HTML5 spec (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other other
: P3 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Depends on:
Reported: 2010-11-08 11:16 UTC by contributor
Modified: 2011-08-04 05:04 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description contributor 2010-11-08 11:16:22 UTC

the select element (and others) should have a readonly attribute

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Comment 1 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2010-12-29 08:21:17 UTC
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: Drop-down widgets don't have a concept of "read-only" in UI platforms. They're either enabled or disabled. Only text editing widgets can be read-only.
Comment 2 Michael[tm] Smith 2011-08-04 05:04:42 UTC
mass-moved component to LC1