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Re: Button Element in IE8

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 01:52:24 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Travis Leithead <Travis.Leithead@microsoft.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0812170150320.30197@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 16 Dec 2008, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> >
> > In HTML4, this is defined in 17.13.2 "Successful controls", second 
> > bullet point.
> 
> The button in question isn't a "Submit button" though, it's a "Push 
> button".
> 
> So it's clear that "Submit buttons" and "Reset buttons" aren't 
> submitted, but it's not clear what happens to "Push buttons".

Hm, yeah, good point. Weird. I wonder why HTML4 says to submit non-submit 
non-reset push buttons. That seems surprising.

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