[whatwg] Allow <form> as a child of <tbody>

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jan 17 16:10:29 PST 2006

On Tue, 17 Jan 2006, Simon Pieters wrote:
> While that is true with the constraints of HTML4, we could allow forms to be
> direct children of <tbody> in HTML5.
> <table>
>  <form action="/edit" method="post">
>   <tr>
>    <td>
>     <input type="hidden" name="id" value="1"/>
>     <input type="text" name="name" value="First Row"/>
> This also happens to be backwards compatible with legacy UA's.

Check the DOM for that markup. "Backwards compatible" is not the words I 
would use...

(FWIW, I'm considering dropping form="" altogether, as part of a WF2 
simplification effort, in response to feedback from Mozilla and Apple 
about WF2 being too much too soon.)

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