[whatwg] Idea: pseudo-classes :valid and :invalid for whole form?
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Wed Jun 15 12:35:37 PDT 2011
On 6/15/11 3:12 PM, Eduard Pascual wrote:
> 2011/6/15 Boris Zbarsky<bzbarsky at mit.edu>:
>> No, it wouldn't. The point here is to style based on a _form_ that is
>> invalid. Whether a form is valid or not is up to the language defining
>> forms, that being HTML.
> Sorry, I assumed the simple definition that a form is invalid if it
> contains invalid input elements
A form need not contain its controls. Consider this HTML document:
<form id="myform" action="something">
<input type="number" value="abracadabra" form="myform">
How would you select the form based on the valid/invalid state of the
> and there are proposals on the wiki
> to deal with selecting an element based on its children.
Not good enough; see above.
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