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[whatwg] Three concerns regarding HTML5 form validation

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 15:35:14 +0200
Message-ID: <op.v2e300r364w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Mon, 26 Sep 2011 13:58:52 +0200, Matias <matiasnu at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1) Is there a reason why native form validation seems to be tied to the  
> click of the submit button? Submitting the form using JavaScript does  
> not seem to trigger HTML5 form validation in either Firefox, Opera or  
> the Webkit browsers (I haven't checked how IE10 behaves yet). To me this  
> seems like an unnecessary limitation.

Initially submit() caused validation to be done but that broke deployed  
content.

What is the reason for wanting this?


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Anne van Kesteren
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Received on Monday, 26 September 2011 06:35:14 UTC

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