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Re: FORMS suggestion

From: Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 1997 17:21:44 +0200
Message-ID: <340D8088.CE1397A1@w3.org>
To: "Leslie M. Barstow III" <phoenix@faerealm.com>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
Leslie M. Barstow III wrote:
> I was reading with interest your substantial proposals for HTML v4.0.
> Impressive wishlist.
> I did have one suggestion which, considering all the other improvements
> in the FORM definition, I was suprised you left out.  Required fields.
> Unless I missed a portion of the specification, there is no tag to
> force the submitter to enter data into a field. (Or can the ACCEPT tag
> be used with a wildcard for this purpose?)

Thanks for your input. Your point has actually been considered but it
was decided that support for scripting would solve the problem in a much
more powerful than what could be done in the markup.

Arnaud Le Hors - W3C, User Interface Domain - www.w3.org/People/Arnaud
Received on Wednesday, 3 September 1997 11:22:33 UTC

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