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[Bug 12256] <input type=number value=""> should be valid?

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Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2011 14:23:49 +0000
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Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> 2011-03-06 14:23:49 UTC ---
>From http://validator.nu/?doc=http%3A%2F%2Fhtml5.org%2Ftools%2Fweb-apps-tracker

"Error: Bad value  for attribute value on element input: The empty string is
not a valid floating point number."

The offending markup:

<input id=from type=number min=1 value="" name=from required>

The reason this was output was the template code in trackerlib.py:

<input id=from type=number min=1 value="%s" name=from required>

Unless there's any harm in allowing value="" here, maybe we should allow it?

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