[whatwg] Suggested changes to Web Forms 2.0, 2004-07-01 working draft

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jul 14 06:18:10 PDT 2004

On Fri, 9 Jul 2004, fantasai wrote:
> "Missing attributes take their values taken from the equivalent
> attributes on the relevant form element, if any."
> This sentence seems to say that when a submit button is activated, if it
> is missing attributes, they are /added/ to the submit button with the
> values taken from the form -- so if I call GetAttributeWhatever for
> 'enctype' on the button and it didn't have it before activation, it has
> it now.

Now using:

  <p>If a submit button is activated, then the submission uses the
  values as given by the button that caused the activation. For
  missing attributes, the values of the equivalent attributes on the
  relevant <code>form</code> element, if any, are used instead.</p>

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rejected in e-mail in reply to the original e-mail in this thread.)

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