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2205WF2: Fill in some detail for <input type=text>2008-09-17 22:02
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--- source	(revision 2204)
+++ source	(revision 2205)
@@ -24498,6 +24498,24 @@
   <p>Each <code>input</code> element has a <span
   title="concept-fe-value">value</span>.</p>
 
+  <p>Each <code>input</code> element has a boolean <dfn
+  title="concept-input-mutability">mutability flag</dfn>. When it is
+  true, the element is said to be <dfn
+  title="concept-input-mutable"><i>mutable</i></dfn>, and when it is
+  false the element is <dfn
+  title="concept-input-immutable"><i>immutable</i></dfn>. Unless
+  otherwise specified, an <code>input</code> element is always <i
+  title="concept-input-mutable">mutable</i>.</p>
+
+  <p>When an <code>input</code> element is <span
+  title="concept-fe-disabled">disabled</span>, it is <i
+  title="concept-input-immutable">immutable</i>.</p>
+
+  <p class="note">The <code
+  title="attr-input-readonly">readonly</code> attribute can also make
+  an <code>input</code> element <i
+  title="concept-input-immutable">immutable</i>.</p>
+
   <p>Each <code>input</code> element has a boolean <dfn>dirty
   flag</dfn>, which must be initially set to false when the element is
   created, and which must be set to true whenever the user interacts
@@ -24573,14 +24591,16 @@
 
   <p>When an <code>input</code> element's <code
   title="attr-input-type">type</code> attribute is in the <span
-  title="attr-input-type-text">Text</span> state, it represents a text
-  edit control for a single line of plain text.</p>
+  title="attr-input-type-text">Text</span> state, the element
+  represents a text edit control for a single line of plain text.</p>
 
   <p><strong>The <span title="attr-input-type-text">Text</span>
   state's <span>control initialization</span> algorithm is as
   follows:</strong> Run the <span>line feed stripper</span>
   algorithm.</p>
 
+  <!-- XXX autocomplete? -->
+
   <p><strong>The <span title="attr-input-type-text">Text</span>
   state's <span>default value change</span> algorithm is as
   follows:</strong> If the <code>input</code> element is not
@@ -24593,16 +24613,15 @@
   any U+000A LINE FEED (LF) characters from <span
   title="concept-fe-value">value</span>.</p>
 
-  <p>User agents must not allow users to insert U+000A LINE FEED (LF)
-  characters into the <span title="concept-fe-value">value</span> of
-  an <code>input</code> element whose <code
+  <p>If an <code>input</code> element whose <code
   title="attr-input-type">type</code> attribute is in the <span
-  title="attr-input-type-text">Text</span> state.</p>
+  title="attr-input-type-text">Text</span> state is <i
+  title="concept-input-mutable">mutable</i>, its <span
+  title="concept-fe-value">value</span> should be editable by the
+  user. User agents must not allow users to insert U+000A LINE FEED
+  (LF) characters into the <span title="concept-fe-value">value</span>
+  of such <code>input</code> elements.</p>
 
-  <!-- XXX allow users to edit, when not disabled or readonly -->
-
-  <p class="big-issue">...</p>
-
   <p>When an <code>input</code> element's <code
   title="attr-input-type">type</code> attribute is in the <span
   title="attr-input-type-text">Text</span> state, the following common
@@ -24614,14 +24633,13 @@
   <code title="attr-input-maxlength">maxlength</code>,
   <code title="attr-input-pattern">pattern</code>,
   <code title="attr-input-readonly">readonly</code>,
-  <code title="attr-input-required">required</code>,
-  <code title="attr-input-size">size</code>, and
-  <code title="attr-input-value">value</code>.</p>
+  <code title="attr-input-required">required</code>, and
+  <code title="attr-input-size">size</code>.</p>
 
   <p>When an <code>input</code> element's <code
   title="attr-input-type">type</code> attribute is in the <span
   title="attr-input-type-text">Text</span> state, the following
-  attributes must not be specified:
+  attributes must not be specified and do not apply:
   <code class="no-backref" title="attr-input-accept">accept</code>,
   <code class="no-backref" title="attr-input-alt">alt</code>,
   <code class="no-backref" title="attr-input-checked">checked</code>,

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