[whatwg] Re: input element types

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jun 25 14:10:16 PDT 2004

On Fri, 25 Jun 2004, Tonico Strasser wrote:
> the demo[1] of the server-side fallback for legacy clients does not work
> in IE6/Win. I think this is because IE has bugs with the <button>
> tag[2]. I've also tried to push a button in Lynx, with no success[3].
> [1] http://whatwg.org/demos/repeat-01/
> [2] http://channel9.msdn.com/wiki/default.aspx/Channel9.InternetExplorerBugs
> [3] http://pachome1.pacific.net.sg/~kennethkwok/lynx/using.html

Yeah -- it only works with standards-compliant UAs. Neither IE6 nor Lynx
have very impressive standards support.

I made some testcases for <button> earlier -- turns out <button> isn't
that well supported:


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