Re: FORM tag use

lilley (lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk)
Sun, 11 Feb 1996 20:27:08 +0000 (GMT)


From: lilley <lilley@afs.mcc.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <1091.9602112027@afs.mcc.ac.uk>
Subject: Re: FORM tag use
To: Jonsm@aol.com
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 1996 20:27:08 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: www-html@www10.w3.org
In-Reply-To: <960211145552_219477122@emout06.mail.aol.com> from "Jonsm@aol.com" at Feb 11, 96 02:55:54 pm

> 
> Most of the forms I've seen only use one <FORM></FORM> combination on the
> page, however the DTD allows as many forms in a document as you want. Do
> people use this feature? 

Yes, and I frequently see others doing so.

> Is it import to support this in an editor? 

If you are writing an HTM editor, then yes, otherwise what do you do if 
the user loads in an existing page with multiple forms?

> The editor UI would be much more
> simple if only single forms were allowed.

I don't see that follows. The GUI  HTML editors I have seen (asWedit, 
Symposia, Tamaya) all allow multiple forms without any problem. What was 
the difficulty you foresaw?

-- 
Chris Lilley, Technical Author and JISC representative to W3C 
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