If I had a nickel for every clueless person who makes more money than
me, I would make more money than I do.
On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 5:03 PM, Joe Hourcle
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> On Nov 16, 2011, at 5:02 PM, Cary Gordon wrote:
>> I just registered for an overflow block room at
>> I noticed when I got to the Guest Details page that there was a
>> checkbox in the Contact Information block -- "Yes, I'd like to be
>> notified…" -- which was checked (not surprising) and not changeable
>> (that was surprising). Peeking at the code, I noticed that the form
>> tag had the words, "checked" and "disabled".
>> Now, since nobody could be so slimy as to do this intentionally
>> (right?). I helped them out by using my in-browser editor to correct
>> this oversight, because I wouldn't want them to waste electrons
>> sending me email that I don't want.
> Unless they're doing something to un-disable the form when you submit,
> there shouldn't be an issue in most browsers, as the 'disable' also implies
> 'don't bother sending when submitting'.
> It's implied in the HTML4 spec, but I don't know if it's required behavior:
> Now, if they had set it 'readonly', then yes, you should worry. Or that
> whoever made the form doesn't know what they're doing, and as I've
> often found out, those people seem to get paid way more money than
> I do even though they're clueless.
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