[thelist] XHTML/ASP <option disabled="disabled">

Chris Hayes chris at lwcdial.net
Wed Feb 2 11:17:59 CST 2005

It's working fine for me in FF.

IE seems clueless.

It does make sense to list something even though it is currently
unavailable. To me.

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Subject: Re: [thelist] XHTML/ASP <option disabled="disabled">

> A disabled option is one that is not available in a select statement.
> While option allows for disabled, the specs state it is not making sense:
>   disabled    (disabled)     #IMPLIED  -- unavailable in this context --
> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/interact/forms.html#h-17.6

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