[whatwg] WF2: Non-validating submit buttons
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Nov 25 16:43:25 PST 2008
On Wed, 24 Jan 2007, Martin Atkins wrote:
> It would be useful to be able to mark certain submit buttons as
I've added a novalidate="" attribute for this case.
Thanks for the discussion of use cases and examples of actual sites, which
were useful in determining whether this was worth adding, in particular:
On Wed, 4 Apr 2007, Martin Atkins wrote:
> * Allowing the user to submit an unfinished form to the server to be
> saved for later completion.
> * A "preview" button that allows the user to see the results of what
> has been completed so far without completing the entire form.
> * Buttons that trigger round-trips to the server to alter the form in
> some way.
On Wed, 4 Apr 2007, Christian Schmidt wrote:
> There appears to be at least some demand for such a feature, and so far
> there has been no negative responses. What is the next step?
The next step is that I eventually (about 670 days later in this instance)
get around to reading the feedback and processing it into the spec. :-)
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