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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 21:13:33 +0000
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--- Comment #11 from Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> 2011-04-29 21:13:32 UTC ---
I think disallowing action="" is not very helpful. There is likely existing
content that uses action="" and no <base> and there it's a waste of time to
change it, and moreover missing attribute is processed the same but is
conforming. Seems arbitrary.

If we want to inform authors of the weirdness with <form action=""> and <base>,
we should say that validators should issue a warning for <form> and <form
action> when there's also a <base href> in the document.

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