[whatwg] [WF2] the form attribute
ian at hixie.ch
Sat Feb 3 00:36:21 PST 2007
On Sat, 3 Feb 2007, Hallvord R M Steen wrote:
> > All form controls as well as the fieldset element may have the form
> > attribute specified. The form attribute gives a space- separated list
> > of IDs of form elements that the form control is to be associated with
> I'm surprised this hasn't been brought up, but the "form" attribute from
> the spec is unimplementable. Form controls already have a "form"
> attribute that refers to the form *node* the control is associated with.
> Turning that into a list of strings will break a lot of existing content
> <select onchange="this.form.submit()">
> I'd rename the form attribute to formsList . (Name is up for discussion
> of course..)
The "form attribute" in the text above is a content attribute. WF2 defines
the DOM attributes separately.
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