[whatwg] [WF2] Make <button> default to type=button

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Sat Apr 14 03:47:24 PDT 2007

Simon Pieters wrote:
> For compatibility with IE, <button> should default to type=button 
> instead of type=submit.

<button> without type should default to button.
<button type="unknown"> should default to submit.

That way, we could still introduce new button types in the future and 
have them fall back to submit, while retaining compat with IE.

Lachlan Hunt

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