[whatwg] <input name=isindex>

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Tue Feb 20 02:38:13 PST 2007

On Tue, 20 Feb 2007 11:32:57 +0100, Martijn <martijn.martijn at gmail.com>  
> Submission of an <isindex> element is different compared to normal
> form submission with a text input element, only the value part is
> submitted.
> This parsing definition:
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#isindex
> means that <form><input name=isindex></form> also should only submit
> the value part.
> And indeed, that is what IE7 seems to be doing.
> Mozilla even has a bug filed for this:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=93795
> So I guess this needs to be mentioned somewhere in the web forms spec
> or something?

The idea is to define this in the form submission section I believe. (Web  
Forms 2 will be integrated with HTML5 in due course.)

Anne van Kesteren

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