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Re: Button Element in IE8

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 16:33:49 -0800
Message-ID: <494848ED.4040606@sicking.cc>
To: Travis Leithead <Travis.Leithead@microsoft.com>
CC: "ian@hixie.ch" <ian@hixie.ch>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Travis Leithead wrote:
> Hey folks,
> Iíve got a customer pointing me to http://www.kloots.net/ie8/bug-01.php, 
> which demos a supposed IE8 bug. However, Iíve searched HTML4 and HTML5 
> and canít find any normative text that backs up the authorís claim that 
> itís wrong to submit the BUTTONís value if the button is not of 
> type=submit.
> Is this really a bug? If so, can you conjure up some clarifying text in 
> section 4.10.5?

I can't find anything in HTML4 either way no. However in HTML5 section 
" Form submission algorithm", step 7.1 third bullet says that 
all buttons should skipped unless the button is not the submitter.

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 17 December 2008 00:32:50 UTC

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