[whatwg] Three concerns regarding HTML5 form validation
matiasnu at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 00:32:53 PDT 2011
On 29 sep 2011, at 02:25, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> OK, I understand... so is there a reason not to have a method for triggering the display of validation errors in addition to triggering a click on a submitControl? (I can understand not wanting duplication of functionality, but it would be great for clarity)
> I agree that this sounds like a good idea.
> One simple solution would be to make checkValidity take a optional
> boolean argument which defaults to false. If the function is called on
> a <form> and passed true, this instructs the UA to display the same UI
> as would be displayed if the form was submitted. If the function is
> called on a individual control and passed true, this instructs the UA
> to display any UI it would for that control.
> / Jonas
Exactly! http://twitter.com/#!/matiaslarsson/status/116887142516531201 :)
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