Re: FORM tag use

Ian S. Graham (igraham@alchemy.chem.utoronto.ca)
Sun, 11 Feb 96 21:15:39 EST


From: "Ian S. Graham" <igraham@alchemy.chem.utoronto.ca>
Message-Id: <199602120215.VAA02299@alchemy.chem.utoronto.ca>
Subject: Re: FORM tag use
To: www-html@w3.org
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 96 21:15:39 EST

> 
> 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? I've never run across a multiple form page myself,
> but they may exist. 
> 
> Is it import to support this in an editor? The editor UI would be much more
> simple if only single forms were allowed.
> 
> Jon Smirl
> jonsm@aol.com
  
Unfortunately I've seen several examples of multiple FORMs in a document.
Many are relics of the era when multiple SUBMIT buttons were not possible.
However, some had multiple forms because the data for the different queries
were sent to different URLs.

Ian
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