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Re: button element and form interaction

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sun, 02 Mar 2003 10:17:33 -0600
Message-ID: <3E622E9D.8090107@mit.edu>
To: Peter Bowen <pzb@datastacks.com>
CC: www-html@w3.org

Peter Bowen wrote:

> However, real world experimentation shows that my browsers don't always
> follow my understanding of the spec.  Some seem to use my interpretation
> of the spec, while others appear to ignore the value attribute of the
> button element altogether and submit the character data inside the
> element.  Additionally some browsers only appear to submit one button
> per form, while others seem to submit the name/value pairs for _all_
> buttons on the form.

Those are both incorrect behaviors; your understanding of the spec is 
correct.

Too bad you can't use multiple buttons until IE/Windows gets its act 
together...
Received on Sunday, 2 March 2003 11:17:36 GMT

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