HTML5 shows empty input readonly attribute as invalid - by Edward D. Brey

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ID 780782 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 2
Opened 3/6/2013 7:08:34 AM
Access Restriction Public


The HTML5 validator shows a warning if an <input> element has a "readonly" attribute without a value. The error is "Validation (HTML5): This attribute name must be followed by an equal (=) sign and a value. If the value is in quotation marks, the quotation marks must match."

However, HTML5 allows the readonly attribute to be empty:
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Posted by Deon [MSFT] on 4/29/2014 at 12:29 PM
Thank you for reporting this issue. This issue has been fixed in Visual Studio 2013. You can install a trial version of Visual Studio 2013 with the fix from:
Posted by Mads [MSFT] on 3/19/2013 at 11:32 AM
Thanks for the feedback. This is now fixed.
Posted by StartedWithDOS on 3/7/2013 at 9:50 PM
The disabled attribute is not affected and shows fine in the editor.
Posted by StartedWithDOS on 3/7/2013 at 9:50 PM
Clearly a bug. I was just getting ready to file a bug report.
Posted by Helen [MSFT] on 3/6/2013 at 7:29 PM
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Posted by Helen [MSFT] on 3/6/2013 at 7:50 AM
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