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Re: [WF2] new attributes that often conflict with actual pages

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 14:26:01 +0200
To: "Sean Hogan" <shogun70@westnet.com.au>, "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Hallvord R. M. Steen" <hallvord@opera.com>, "Laurens Holst" <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Message-ID: <op.uuk8tncs64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Wed, 27 May 2009 14:18:59 +0200, Sean Hogan <shogun70@westnet.com.au> wrote:
> If I didn't know HTML5 Forms and was looking for a bug in code someone  
> else wrote and saw button.formAction I would assume it was meant to be  
> button.form.action. If I saw button.submitAction then I would google it.

formAction seems far more intiutive though. And if you debug to see if it returns something unexpected you would learn its function.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 27 May 2009 12:26:40 UTC

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