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Re: button tag

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 16:55:19 +0000
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <20041129165519.GA27241@us-lot.org>

On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 04:44:35PM -0000, Patrick Lauke wrote:
> In answer to this part of the question, it comes down to the
> interpretation of
> "If a form contains more than one submit button, only the activated
> submit button is successful."
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/interact/forms.html#successful-controls

There isn't much to interpret there since later it says "A form data
set is a sequence of control-name/current-value pairs constructed from
successful controls"
> and whether a BUTTON with type "submit" also counts as a submit
> button (which, well, looks like it should really).

"* submit: Creates a submit button. This is the default value."

So it certainly should.

> Possibly it's a bug / shortcoming in IE then.

Bug. Its been known for years, Microsoft still haven't fixed
it. <sigh>.

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Monday, 29 November 2004 16:55:22 UTC

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