[whatwg] Elements should be removed from the past names map once it's no longer associated with the form element
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Sep 26 15:41:55 PDT 2013
On Mon, 26 Aug 2013, Ryosuke Niwa wrote:
> I propose to change the specification to remove any elements that are no
> longer associated with the form from the past names map:
> It's strange for elements to linger around forever in the past names map
> after the element get associated with a new form element. Since IE
> didn't support form attribute for a long time (or maybe still hasn't?),
> I don't think there is any compatibility concern.
> The change makes the elements associated with the form element more
> consistent and easier to reason about. We can make form[x].form ===
> form an invariant for every x such that form[x] is a form control
This was fixed in response to:
On Mon, 26 Aug 2013, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> I filed https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=23073
Let me know if there's still something to fix here.
Note that there's no need to file a bug if feedback on the spec is sent to
the list; I treat them both as input to the spec.
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