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[Bug 12561] Add the @action in the <form> so that there is a way to submit to the same page

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Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 07:18:24 +0000
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--- Comment #7 from Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> 2011-04-29 07:18:23 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> Okay, wait a sec.  <form action=""> is the same as just <form>.  So if you want
> to submit to "", just omit the action attribute entirely.  This will in fact
> ignore <base>, but that's usually not an issue.  I now assume that the reason
> action="" isn't allowed is because it's redundant, although I'm not sure.
> ...

So exactly why then is "" non-conforming? Note that missing @action was invalid
in HTML4, so what was allowed in HTML4 is now non-conforming, and the
workaround is to use something that's invalid in HTML4.

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