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[Bug 12561] Add the @action in the <form> so that there is a way to submit to the same page

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Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 13:55:25 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12561

--- Comment #32 from brunoais <brunoaiss@gmail.com> 2011-11-21 13:55:21 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #31)
> (In reply to comment #30)
> 
> > 4) An alternative solution has been proposed - that HTML5 validators issue a
> > warning for the problematic case of a specified 'base' element and @action=""
> > or @action=" ". The solution appears to address the problem that exists for the
> > '0.2%' without any of the disadvantages that banning an empty @action attribute
> > would cause the '4%'.
> 
> Sorry, I forgot one point that Ian Hixie made in comment #20 - that if you only
> issue the warning about @action="" when <base> is present, the author may be
> unaware that simply adding a <base> could be problematic. Therefore, perhaps
> the validator should issue a warning whenever it finds @action="". This warning
> might be nuisance for the many legitimate cases of @action="" with no <base>,
> but it is much better than issuing an error IMO.
> 
> Thanks again.

Why not specify that the problem is the empty @formaction and not the
@formaction?
State that if you show an empty @action with an empty @formaction is wrong and
you should write something in @formaction.

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