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[whatwg] Incremental rendering of forms

From: Jim Ley <jim.ley@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 19:46:05 +0200
Message-ID: <851c8d31040805104627ad58e2@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, 05 Aug 2004 01:06:45 +0200, Olav Junker Kj?r <olav at olav.dk> wrote:
> Some thoughts on incremental loading of forms:
> 
> In WF2 a form cannot be validated (and therefore not submitted) before the
> whole page has been parsed. A control later in the document *could* be
> declared by the form-attribute to belong to the form and that control
> could be in an invalid state.

I fully agree this is a significant problem.  I've never seen a
persuasive use case for the splitting of form elements outside their
form containers, and this complication seems yet another reason to
remove it from the spec.

Jim.
Received on Thursday, 5 August 2004 10:46:05 UTC

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