[whatwg] WF2: setCustomValidity()

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 15 03:03:04 PDT 2006

On Fri, 12 May 2006, Sean Hogan wrote:
> A question about the setCustomValidity method:
> The spec states:
>    "If the method's argument is |null| or the empty string, then the
>    flag is reset (indicating that the control is valid)"
> Does this mean that setCustomValidity(null) will always set "validity.valid"
> to "true"? Will it reset all the other validity error-codes to false? Or does
> customError over-ride all the other errors? 

It will only affect the custom validity state. I've clarified the spec. 
Thanks for your input!

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