W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > whatwg@whatwg.org > August 2004

[whatwg] a few comments to Webforms 2.0 Call For Comments

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2004 00:19:55 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0408220012400.20869@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, [ISO-8859-1] Olav Junker Kj?r wrote:
> 
> If a range is implemented with a slider control, what happens if no 
> initial value is specified?

I've reluctantly changed the spec so that the value attribute on range 
controls defaults to the min value.


> What happens if a attribute contains an invalid value? E.g. if 
> pattern="\", does that mean the pattern will never be satisfied, or that 
> the pattern will not be applied?

This is defined in the spec. (Invalid attributes are ignored.)


> Should the DOM reflect default values? E.g. if a number-control does not 
> have the step attribute declared, the default step is 1. Should the DOM 
> property step then return 1 or null?

1.


> Are the error codes cumulative on a single control? E.g. if a text-field 
> have a pattern and a maxlength declared a validation might return two 
> errors. Should they be added together, or should validation stop at the 
> first error?

Both. (The sum.)


> 6.2 "1. Unless the root element..."
> maybe it is should be explicit that this is the root element of the XML data
> source and not the HTML document containing the form.

Fixed.


> Appendix B
> shouldnt maxlength apply to uri and email ?

Fixed.

> shouldnt required apply to checkbox and radio?

Fixed.


Thanks! Let me know if the spec still doesn't seem to answer your 
questions. I tried to clarify the bits you mentioned.

-- 
Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
Received on Saturday, 21 August 2004 17:19:55 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Wednesday, 22 January 2020 16:58:36 UTC