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Re: form inside tabular data

From: Octavio Alvarez <alvarezp@alvarezp.ods.org>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 21:53:36 -0700
To: "Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd)" <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>, "David Dorward" <david@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
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On Mon, 18 May 2009 04:42:56 -0700, Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk> wrote:

> David Dorward wrote:
>> One form around the entire table, with the name of the successful submit
>> button being used to determine which row is being acted upon. (We should
>> be able to use value, but IE7 and lower have broken implementations of
>> <button>).
> But the original question was how to have multiple forms
> within a single table (one per row), not how to be able
> to differentiate from within which row a particular
> "Submit" operation took place.

Why would you need to have multiple forms (read: multiple forms with
different actions each), one per row, given that properly tabulated
data should be similar in type?
Received on Tuesday, 19 May 2009 05:08:31 UTC

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