Re: New features in latest HTML 3.2 draft

Arnoud (galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl)
Fri, 16 Aug 1996 20:16:37 +0200


From: galactus@stack.urc.tue.nl (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: New features in latest HTML 3.2 draft
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 1996 20:16:37 +0200
Message-ID: <FsLFy4uYOV0N089yn@stack.urc.tue.nl>

In article <199608161217.IAA04462@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>,
Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> What is the implied action for a form with no explicit action attribute?

Interesting question. As MegaZone explained, a likely reason is that
you can now legally use HTML form elements to construct Javascript
using buttons and textareas.

I would say that a form without an action is the same as an image without
an ALT text - technically legal, but strongly disrecommended.

Galactus

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