[whatwg] formNoValidate/novalidate/willValidate

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Sep 1 16:59:22 PDT 2009

On Wed, 26 Aug 2009, Dean Edwards wrote:
> It's been a while. :)
> Looking through the spec I see the following DOM properties:
> * formNoValidate
> * novalidate
> * willValidate
> "novalidate" sticks out like a sore thumb. Can we change it to 
> "noValidate". It's only mentioned in the IDL so maybe it's a typo.

Fixed, thanks.

On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Peter Kasting wrote:
> IIRC when we (my GSoC student and I; he's been working on form 
> validation in WebKit) encountered this recently, we assumed it was a 
> typo, and I used the snazzy little "file a bug from directly on this 
> page" UI on the spec to note it.

Thanks. I'll get to that when I get to the bugs (I'm dealing with e-mails 
first because I have more of them.)

On Wed, 26 Aug 2009, Simon Pieters wrote:
> There's also formnoValidate actually, and formaction vs formAction on 
> HTMLButtonElement vs HTMLInputElement. Also see 
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=7389

Thanks, fixed those too and marked the bug fixed.

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