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Bug 6491 - <textarea wrap=off> not supported
Summary: <textarea wrap=off> not supported
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: pre-LC1 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Keywords: NoReply
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-01-29 11:24 UTC by Anne
Modified: 2010-10-17 16:52 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Anne 2009-01-29 11:24:47 UTC defines the wrap attribute but it does not define wrap=off, a value supported by at least Opera, Firefox, and Internet Explorer.

(There are some pages out there more values are supported in some user agents, but it seems soft, hard, and off are the required ones.)
Comment 1 Maciej Stachowiak 2010-03-14 13:16:32 UTC
This bug predates the HTML Working Group Decision Policy.

If you are satisfied with the resolution of this bug, please change the state of this bug to CLOSED. If
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This bug is now being moved to VERIFIED. Please respond within two weeks. If this bug is not closed, reopened or escalated within two weeks, it may be marked as NoReply and will no longer be considered a pending comment.
Comment 2 T.J. Crowder 2010-10-17 16:52:29 UTC
Status shows "fixed" but wrap='off' is still missing from the specification[1][2]. <textarea wrap='off'> is very well-supported, certainly by Chrome (and therefore almost certainly any WebKit browser), Firefox (and so presumably Gecko-based browsers), Opera, and IE. It should be documented.