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Re: Image controls and form submission

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 07:56:58 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0810290752530.1237@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Fri, 14 Sep 2007, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> 
> Looking at Web Forms 2, the text covering submission of image controls 
> says:
> 
>   Image buttons, during this step, must be handled as if they were
>   two controls, one with the control's name with .x appended, whose
>   value is the x coordinate selected by the user, and the other with
>   the control's name with .y appended, whose value is the y coordinate
>   selected by the user.
> 
> This leaves the following questions open:
> 
> 1)  What if the user doesn't explicitly select any coordinates?  For
>     example, the user triggers the control by tabbing to the image
>     and hitting enter.

I've added a sentence saying that in case of ambiguities like this, the 
coordinate 0,0 is selected.


> 2)  What if the image has been replaced by inline alt text?

0,0 is selected (already defined in HTML5).

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