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[whatwg] Publishing another Web Forms 2 Call For Comments soon

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 13:13:19 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0501271309490.12500@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sun, 23 Jan 2005, dolphinling wrote:
>
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > I have seen, and used, forms where the author had one form per row, hacked
> > using <form> elements in invalid places. There are cases where that is the
> > UI that people want.
> 
> Is there any way we can make it so form and fieldset elements can go around
> table rows/cells and list items? Not only would it fix this problem, but it
> would also allow templating attributes to only be valid on fieldsets (I still
> don't like them on non-form elements).

Unfortunately, parsing of tables is such a complicated mess that I don't 
think we can do anything that involves changing the content model for 
table and table-related element.

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