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[whatwg] nested forms: spec doesn't quite describe current HTML UA behaviour

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2005 20:15:15 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0510142013130.23945@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sun, 2 Oct 2005, Hallvord R M Steen wrote:
> WF2 Spec says:
> 
> > Similarly, form elements in XHTML may now be nested
> > (this does not apply to HTML, where a <form> tag is
> > interpreted by UAs as implying the end of any unclosed
> > form elements).
> 
> This doesn't describe UA behaviour according to my test cases. What
> current UAs do is to ignore nested <form> *start* tags. They do not
> close the outer form before the start tag of the inner form, but they
> do close it on the end tag of the inner form.

Fixed.

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