[whatwg] Incremental rendering of forms
jim.ley at gmail.com
Thu Aug 5 10:46:05 PDT 2004
On Thu, 05 Aug 2004 01:06:45 +0200, Olav Junker Kjær <olav at olav.dk> wrote:
> Some thoughts on incremental loading of forms:
> In WF2 a form cannot be validated (and therefore not submitted) before the
> whole page has been parsed. A control later in the document *could* be
> declared by the form-attribute to belong to the form and that control
> could be in an invalid state.
I fully agree this is a significant problem. I've never seen a
persuasive use case for the splitting of form elements outside their
form containers, and this complication seems yet another reason to
remove it from the spec.
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