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Bug 12659 - The list is missing "input, select { display: inline-block; }", which is present in the CSS 2.1 stylesheet and supported by browsers.
Summary: The list is missing "input, select { display: inline-block; }", which is pres...
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: 2011-05-15 06:19 UTC by contributor
Modified: 2011-08-31 23:53 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Description contributor 2011-05-15 06:19:47 UTC

The list is missing "input, select { display: inline-block; }", which is
present in the CSS 2.1 stylesheet and supported by browsers.

Posted from:
User agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1) AppleWebKit/534.24 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/11.0.696.65 Safari/534.24
Comment 1 Boris Zbarsky 2011-05-15 11:08:09 UTC
"Supported by browsers" in what sense?  The default display if <input> and <select> seems to be 'inline-block' in WebKit and Trident, but 'inline' in Presto and Gecko.  Furthermore, the layout is the same in either case, since it's a replaced element.  So what benefit is there to having this rule?
Comment 2 Tab Atkins Jr. 2011-05-15 17:04:01 UTC
Consistency, both between browsers and with the CSS2.1 recommended style sheet.
Comment 3 Boris Zbarsky 2011-05-15 17:05:46 UTC
I agree consistency between browsers is desirable, but why is consistency in favor of adding the rule as opposed to it being removed in the UAs that seem to have.

Consistency with the CSS2.1 stylesheet should imo be a non-goal; it's got way too many issues last I looked.
Comment 4 Michael[tm] Smith 2011-08-04 05:34:40 UTC
mass-move component to LC1
Comment 5 Anne 2011-08-16 08:47:14 UTC
Not going to resolve this as WONTFIX as I work for Opera, but I agree with Boris.
Comment 6 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2011-08-31 23:53:07 UTC
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: inline-block seems pointless here. Adding a rule that does nothing is just bloat.