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2312<textarea required>2008-10-09 23:59
@@ -30241,22 +30241,29 @@ interface <dfn>HTMLOptionElement</dfn> : <span>HTMLElement</span> {
   title="">maxlength</code> attribute</span> controlled by the
   <code>textarea</code> element's <span
   title="concept-textarea-dirty">dirty value flag</span>.</p>
 
   <p>If the <code>textarea</code> element has a <span>maximum allowed
   value length</span>, then the element's children must be such that
   the <span>codepoint length</span> of the value of the element's
   <code>textContent</code> DOM attribute is equal to or less than the
   element's <span>maximum allowed value length</span>.</p>
 
+  <p>The <dfn
+  title="attr-textarea-required"><code>required</code></dfn> attribute
+  is a <span>boolean attribute</span>.</p>
 
-  <p class="XXX"> ... <dfn title="attr-textarea-required"><code>required</code></dfn>
+  <p><strong>Constraint validation:</strong> If the element has its
+  <code title="attr-textarea-required">required</code> attribute
+  specified, and the element's <span
+  title="concept-fe-value">value</span> is the empty string, then the
+  element is <span>suffering from being missing</span>.</p>
 
   <p class="XXX"> ... <dfn title="attr-textarea-accept"><code>accept</code></dfn>
 
   <p>The <code title="attr-fae-form">form</code> attribute is used to
   explicitly associate the <code>textarea</code> element with its
   <span>form owner</span>. The <code title="attr-fe-name">name</code>
   attribute represents the element's name. The <code
   title="attr-fe-disabled">disabled</code> attribute is used to make
   the control non-interactive and to prevent its value from being
   submitted. The <code title="attr-fe-autofocus">autofocus</code>

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