[whatwg] <input name=isindex>
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Oct 28 18:11:56 PDT 2008
On Wed, 29 Oct 2008, Martijn wrote:
> 2008/10/28 Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
> > On Tue, 20 Feb 2007, Martijn wrote:
> >> 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?
> > Done, thanks.
> In hindsight, perhaps just remove the isindex element, all together.
It's not allowed for authors, but it is required of UAs since there are
still pages that use it.
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