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[whatwg] LABEL and radio/checkbox onclick

From: Jim Ley <jim.ley@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 12:02:20 +0100
Message-ID: <851c8d310408190402812b9df@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 22:30:55 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Jul 2004, Matthew Thomas wrote:
> >
> > ... Internet Explorer and Netscape 4 do not add the value of any
> > particular submit button to a GET URI if the Enter key is pressed, but
> > Opera and Gecko browsers arbitrarily choose the first submit button in
> > the form.
> 
> I just added a paragraph to the spec that makes the Opera/Gecko behaviour
> correct:
> 
>  <p>The first submit button in a form should be the default button.
>  If the platform supports submitting a form implicitly (for example,
>  on some platforms hitting the "enter" key while a text field is
>  focussed implicitly submits the form), then when doing so the first
>  submit button should be the one used to initiate form submission
>  (and it will therefore be <a href="#successful">successful</a>).</p>

how is this supportable in IE6 with HTC's?

Jim.
Received on Thursday, 19 August 2004 04:02:20 UTC

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