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RE: Button Element in IE8

From: Travis Leithead <Travis.Leithead@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 22:55:12 -0800
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0003CB8B8FE2154EB50431DB2B8F69C01BAAA38700@NA-EXMSG-W601.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>

Excellent. Thanks Ian/Jonas for the pointers.

-Travis

-----Original Message-----
From: Ian Hickson [mailto:ian@hixie.ch]
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 5:52 PM
To: Jonas Sicking
Cc: Travis Leithead; public-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Button Element in IE8

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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