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2317WF2: disabled='', value, checkedness2008-10-10 00:53
@@ -30562,39 +30562,45 @@ interface <dfn>HTMLOptionElement</dfn> : <span>HTMLElement</span> {
   <p>The <dfn title="dom-fe-name"><code>name</code></dfn> DOM
   attribute must <span>reflect</span> the <code
   title="attr-fe-name">name</code> content attribute.</p>
   <h5>Enabling and disabling form controls</h5>
-  <p class="XXX">... <dfn title="concept-fe-disabled">disabled</dfn></p>
-  <!-- XXX remember to check for a fieldset ancestor that has its
-  disabled attribute set, and always be disabled if you find one -->
+  <p>The <dfn title="attr-fe-disabled"><code>disabled</code></dfn>
+  content attribute is a <span>boolean attribute</span>.</p>
-  <p class="XXX">... <dfn title="attr-fe-disabled">disabled</dfn> content attribute</p>
-  <p class="XXX">... <dfn title="dom-fe-disabled">disabled</dfn> DOM attribute</p>
+  <p>A form control is <dfn title="concept-fe-disabled">disabled</dfn>
+  if its <code title="attr-fe-disabled">disabled</code> attribute is
+  set, or if it is a descendant of a <code>fieldset</code> element
+  whose <code title="attr-fieldset-disabled">disabled</code> attribute
+  is set.</p>
   <p><strong>Constraint validation:</strong> If an element is <span
   title="concept-fe-disabled">disabled</span>, it is <span>barred from
   constraint validation</span>.</p>
+  <p>The <dfn title="dom-fe-disabled"><code>disabled</code></dfn> DOM
+  attribute must <span>reflect</span> the <code
+  title="attr-fe-disabled">disabled</code> content attribute.</p>
   <h5>A form control's value</h5>
-  <p class="XXX">... <dfn title="concept-fe-value">value</dfn></p>
-  <p class="XXX">... <dfn title="concept-fe-checked">checkedness</dfn></p>
-  <!-- XXX autocomplete: define somewhere that the value may be set from a stored value -->
+  <p>Form controls have a <dfn title="concept-fe-value">value</dfn>
+  and a <dfn title="concept-fe-checked">checkedness</dfn>. (The latter
+  is only used by <code>input</code> elements.) These are used to
+  describe how the user interacts with the control.</p>
   <h5>Autofocusing a form control</h5>
   <p>The <dfn title="attr-fe-autofocus"><code>autofocus</code></dfn>
   content attribute allows the user to indicate that a control is to
   be focused as soon as the page is loaded, allowing the user to just
   start typing without having to manually focus the main control.</p>