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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  

What is the reason for wanting this?

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

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