[whatwg] Web Forms 2: Handling of unexpected input

L. David Baron dbaron at dbaron.org
Mon May 3 11:05:39 PDT 2004

On Monday 2004-05-03 15:30 +0200, Daniel Bratell wrote:
> In the web forms 2 specification 2.15, it says that content in <input> 
> elements shouldn't be displayed. That is not backwards compatible for 
> HTML. Current browsers move the content of the <input> element to after 
> the <input> element, and I think it would be best if the specification 
> reflected current practice.

They do?

In traditional HTML, <input> is an empty-tag, not a start-tag, so
there's no such thing as contents of an input element.  In XHTML, 
neither Opera nor Mozilla display the contents of an input (I didn't
test Safari).


L. David Baron                                <URL: http://dbaron.org/ >
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