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Re: Radio Button strange behaviour in Firefox.


From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Jun 24, 2020 3:28PM

On 24/06/2020 19:45, Weston Thayer wrote:
> There was a thread
> <https://web-a11y.slack.com/archives/C050D9NHZ/p1580492505053200> about
> this on the web-a11y Slack earlier this year. Firefox's behavior does
> appear to be in conflict with the spec <https://www.w3.org/wiki/RadioButton>

That's not really a "spec" though, just a note in a wiki? Unless I'm
mistaken, it's not actually normatively defined anywhere how user agents
should behave (at least I can't see anything in
at first glance).

So this is more down to Firefox making a deliberate choice of how to
interact with these controls, which is arguably neither right nor wrong
per any spec. Against convention? Sure. But wrong? Undefined...

Patrick H. Lauke

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