[whatwg] form validation of values that aren't entered by the user
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Aug 14 16:55:29 PDT 2006
On Wed, 1 Feb 2006, Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen wrote:
> I suggest that
> 1) willValidate should exclude readonly controls. Nothing the user
> can do about those anyway.
> 2) We should ignore maxlength errors for default values. Something
> like the following pseudokode:
> if current value length > maxlength
> if current value != default value
> // user changed text not according to restrictions
> show validation error messag
> else// assuming author error. ignore. and submit form anyway
Thanks for your feedback.
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