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Re: XHTML/XForms limits "preview submission" idiom

From: Karl O . Pinc <kop@meme.com>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 11:26:12 -0500
To: Jonas Jørgensen <jonasj@jonasj.dk>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-id: <20020520112612.W1759@mofo.meme.com>
On 2002.05.20 10:55 Jonas Jørgensen wrote:
> Karl O . Pinc wrote:
>> The (X)HTML specification,
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/interact/forms.html,
>> makes no mention I can find that <input type="file"> should not
>> accept a preset value.  If that's the story, the spec should
>> be fixed.  I wouldn't have had to go through any of this.
> The description of a <input type="file"/>:
> "Creates a file select control. User agents may use the value of the 
> value attribute as the initial file name."
> It's a "may", not a "should" or a "must". In other words, it is 100% 
> optional for the user agent whether to accept the initial file name or 
> not.

Ok.  My fault.

Karl <kop@meme.com>
Received on Monday, 20 May 2002 12:18:56 UTC

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