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[whatwg] nested forms: spec doesn't quite describe current HTML UA behaviour

From: Hallvord R M Steen <hallvors@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 2 Oct 2005 10:43:46 +0200
Message-ID: <dd4c8a40510020143y44678caesadc43d5366a03623@mail.gmail.com>
WF2 Spec says:

> Similarly, form elements in XHTML may now be nested
> (this does not apply to HTML, where a <form> tag is
> interpreted by UAs as implying the end of any unclosed
> form elements).

This doesn't describe UA behaviour according to my test cases. What
current UAs do is to ignore nested <form> *start* tags. They do not
close the outer form before the start tag of the inner form, but they
do close it on the end tag of the inner form.
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Hallvord R. M. Steen
Received on Sunday, 2 October 2005 01:43:46 UTC

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