[whatwg] WF2: Non-validating submit buttons

Alexey Feldgendler alexey at feldgendler.ru
Wed Jan 24 10:14:00 PST 2007

On Wed, 24 Jan 2007 19:03:58 +0100, Martin Atkins <mart at degeneration.co.uk>

> It would be useful to be able to mark certain submit buttons as 
> non-validating.
> Use case: lots of the forms generated by one of my web-apps have a 
> "Cancel" button which simply causes the server to redirect the user back 
> to wherever they came from. When I use the WF2 extensions to mark 
> required fields, formats, etc the Cancel button won't submit until the 
> form is completed correctly. This doesn't make much sense from a UI 
> perspective.

I second that. Antoher use case is saving an unfinished form on the server  
that the user can continue filling it later.

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
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