[whatwg] Proposal for a combined input control

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Sun Aug 22 13:49:49 PDT 2004

On Sat, 21 Aug 2004 16:04:23 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Ben Meadowcroft wrote:
> >
> > I would like to propose a combined input control.
> Basically the proposal is an element that would cause form controls within
> that element to not be successful and for the element to instead be
> successful with the value being a particular construction from the
> descendent form controls, right?
> I don't understand why this can't be done server-side. It is trivial to
> do, and would in fact have to be done anyway to cater for legacy UAs.

All the validation is trivial to do serverside! but people want to do
it client-side...  Hence the proposal - I thought that was the basic
premise for almost all the WHAT=WG stuff.


More information about the whatwg mailing list