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HTML5 form attribute for form associated elements

From: Thompson, John <jthomp@midwestern.edu>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 17:46:07 -0700
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As I was reading through the differences doc I noticed that HTML5 is
making it possible to move form associated elements outside of the form
tag. This is a good step, I wonder though, why not go further and allow
all but the submit button to be associated with multiple forms? I have
many times needed more than one form on the page and if I could share a
couple of those elements between forms (especially the hidden elements),
that would be much simpler. Ideas?
Received on Wednesday, 18 August 2010 09:44:38 UTC

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