[whatwg] Three concerns regarding HTML5 form validation

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Mon Sep 26 06:35:14 PDT 2011

On Mon, 26 Sep 2011 13:58:52 +0200, Matias <matiasnu at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1) Is there a reason why native form validation seems to be tied to the  
> click of the submit button? Submitting the form using JavaScript does  
> not seem to trigger HTML5 form validation in either Firefox, Opera or  
> the Webkit browsers (I haven't checked how IE10 behaves yet). To me this  
> seems like an unnecessary limitation.

Initially submit() caused validation to be done but that broke deployed  

What is the reason for wanting this?

Anne van Kesteren

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