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Re: Amaya 3.1 (Win95) issues

From: Irene VATTON <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 04 May 2000 10:04:32 +0200
Message-Id: <200005040804.KAA05769@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: "Ulrich Windl" <Ulrich.Windl@rz.uni-regensburg.de>
cc: Irene VATTON <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>, www-amaya@w3.org

Hi Ulrich,

Your form doesn't work with Amaya because according to the HTML 4.01 
recommendation
the mandatory attribute action is missing (see section 17.3 The FORM element of
http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/interact/forms.html)


> On 3 May 00, at 16:41, Irene VATTON wrote:
> 
> > 
> > > On 3 May 00, at 8:41, John Russell wrote:
> > > 
> > > [...]
> > > > I think it is more the lack of resources than the lack of will....
> > > 
> > > [...]
> > > 
> > > > Think of Amaya project as a 'work in progress' of a senior student
> > > >     and you are the mentor ,  pointing out flaws to be corrected....
> > > >   but dont mistake it for a production tool .......
> > > 
> > > That's why I did not mention the inablility to use form submit 
> > > buttons at all....
> > 
> > The submit button works when the document is valid.
> > Could you check the validity of the document.
> 
> According to Tidy, only the summary attribute for the table is missing. 
> Here's the source (CGI output):
> 
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML//EN">
> <HTML><HEAD><TITLE>[bugCGI-5.2] Anmeldung</TITLE>
> <LINK REV=MADE HREF="mailto:Ulrich.Windl%40rz.uni-regensburg.de">
> <STYLE TYPE="text/css"><!--
> .help {font-size: 0.9em; font-family: sans-serif}
> .sig {font-family: sans-serif; font-size: 0.8em}
> .label {font-family: sans-serif; font-weight: bolder; background: #ffffcc}
> .const {background: #ffcc33}
> .nav {font-size: 0.9em; font-family: sans-serif; background: #99cccc}
> .i-c {color: #00cc33} /* issue closed */
> .i-n {background: #ffff99} /* issue new */
> .i-e {background: #ff6699} /* issue expired */
> .p-h {font-weight: bolder; font-style: italic} /* priorities */
> .p-m {font-style: italic}
> .p-l {}
> --></STYLE>
> </HEAD><BODY><H1>Bitte Anmelden</H1>
> <P><STRONG>Achtung: Die Verbindung ist unsicher und kann abgehört 
> werden!</STRONG></P>
> <P>Versuchen Sie, ob der Server eine <A 
> HREF="https://kgate/perl/bugCGI.pl">sichere Verbindung</A> unterstützt.</P><P 
> CLASS="help">Sie müssen sich anmelden, damit Sie arbeiten können. Bei der 
> Anmeldung wird zwischen Groß- und Kleinbuchstaben unterschieden.</P><FORM 
> METHOD="POST"  ENCTYPE="application/x-www-form-urlencoded">
> <TABLE><CAPTION>Anmeldeinformation</CAPTION>
> <TR><TD><STRONG>Benutzer</STRONG></TD> <TD><INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="User"  
> SIZE=16 MAXLENGTH=16></TD></TR>
> <TR><TD><STRONG>Kennwort</STRONG></TD> <TD><INPUT TYPE="password" 
> NAME="Password"  SIZE=16 MAXLENGTH=16></TD></TR>
> </TABLE>
> <P><INPUT TYPE="submit" NAME="..Action" VALUE="Anmelden"></P>
> </FORM><P CLASS="sig"><IMG SRC="/icons/pinguman.png" ALT="Supercharged 
> Penguin"> 4.05.2000 08:10:11 - Copyright (c) 1998, 2000 by Ulrich Windl</P>
> </BODY></HTML>
> 
> The Button "Anmelden" does not work. In addition, when changing from editor 
> mode to browser mode, the button shrinks in size, making the text label stick 
> out...
> 
> Regards,
> Ulrich
> 

-- 
     Irene.
Received on Thursday, 4 May 2000 04:05:34 UTC

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