[whatwg] Form-associated elements and the parser

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at apple.com
Tue Dec 3 16:44:36 PST 2013

On Dec 3, 2013, at 3:51 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Tue, 3 Dec 2013, Ryosuke Niwa wrote:
>> On Dec 3, 2013, at 10:42 AM, Adam Barth <abarth at eecs.berkeley.edu> 
>> wrote:
>> Do we really need a stack?  Can't we set the form element pointer aside 
>> when we push the first template element and restore it when we pop the 
>> last template element?
> We could; in fact that might be sufficient because when the template is 
> cloned, all the special associations are lost anyway, IIRC. So the form 
> element pointer would be useless anyway in the template on the long run.

Right.  I also think that not associating form elements with forms inside/outside
template elements might be more natural to authors given their inert nature.

- R. Niwa

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