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[Bug 14215] New: Why is it invalid to have an empty action attribute, and can't an empty value not just have the same meaning as a missing action attribute (i.e. submit to current page)

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Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 10:24:22 +0000
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Message-ID: <bug-14215-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14215

           Summary: Why is it invalid to have an empty action attribute,
                    and can't an empty value not just have the same
                    meaning as a missing action attribute (i.e. submit to
                    current page)
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#for
                    m-submission-0
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/association-of-controls-and-forms.html
Multipage: http://www.whatwg.org/C#form-submission-0
Complete: http://www.whatwg.org/c#form-submission-0

Comment:
Why is it invalid to have an empty action attribute, and can't an empty value
not just have the same meaning as a missing action attribute (i.e. submit to
current page)

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