On 17 June 2009 22:05, Nisse Engström advised:

> On Wed, 17 Jun 2009 10:18:09 +0100, "Ford, Mike" wrote:
>> This is very true -- but XHTML requires *all* attributes to have a
>> value, so an XHTML conformant page will use <select multiple="multiple"
>> name="selector"> (or something similar such as <select multiple="yes"
>> name="selector">). The only inconsistency here is that different people
>> have chosen to validate against different standards.
> The multiple attribute only has one value: "multiple", so
> it has to be <select multiple="multiple">. I don't think
> "yes" cuts the mustard. In HTML, you can shorten it to <select multiple>.

Well, on checking I'm surprised to find that you are right and I am wrong, and 
I will have to mend my ways. I don't know how I came to believe that the 
attribute value didn't matter, but there you go.  An excellent example of what 
I referred to before as confidence in one's own misunderstanding!



Mike Ford,  Electronic Information Developer,
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