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[Bug 14215] 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: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 21:01:45 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14215

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #1 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-09-21 21:01:44 UTC ---
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: Because browsers do weird things with an empty action="" attribute.

I suppose I could add a warning there if you think that would help.

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