[whatwg] Input type=date UI discussion

Olav Junker Kjær olav at olav.dk
Wed Jul 13 12:27:09 PDT 2005

Jim Ley wrote:
> For example does my user agent which submits form purely under
> programmitic control with no user keyboard action required to fire the
> click event or not?  I'd say that was submitting the form implicitly
> more so than pressing enter in a text field.

I think the intention of the spec is that a form must always be 
submitted by a specific button. So if your UI allows you to submit a 
form e.g. by clapping your hands once, the onclick event is still fired 
on the default button and the name=value of the button is still submitted.

Olav Junker Kjær

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