[whatwg] WF2 - <form action="">
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Oct 28 17:58:21 PDT 2008
On Sat, 30 Jun 2007, Philip Taylor wrote:
> WF2 says:
> "When the [form element's action] attribute is absent, UAs must act
> as if the action attribute was the empty string, which is a relative
> URI reference, and would thus point to the current document (or the
> specified base URI, if any)."
> In IE7, FF2, FF3, Opera 9.2, it ignores the base URI and always submits
> to the current page. In Safari 3, it does take account of the base URI.
> In all, <form action=""> does the same as <form>. In all, <form
> action="."> does take account of the base URI. Perhaps it would be
> sensible to follow the majority.
On Sun, 1 Jul 2007, Thomas Broyer wrote:
> Wouldn't that be a violation of RFC3986?
I guess so. Noted.
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