Re: Form Errata in Spec "Daniel W. Connolly" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 94 00:52:22 EDT
From: "Daniel W. Connolly" <email@example.com>
To: Multiple recipients of list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Form Errata in Spec
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In message <199409102330.AA02913@char.vnet.net>, Stan Newton writes:
>The HTML DTD Reference (Level 2) states that FORM tags are allowed in FORM
>tags (pg 6-6) while the documentation clearly states that Forms cannot be
Known bug (by me anyway... the Spyglass folks should take heed...)
The HTML DTD Reference was generated by a perl script. Nifty, huh?
Unfortunately, I never got around to teaching the perl script about
inclusions and exclusions.
To be clear: Form inside form is NOT legal.
> It would appear that FORM tags are NOT
>allowed in FORM tags and INPUT, SELECT and TEXTAREA tags are allowed within
>FORM tags and ONLY within FORM tags.
Correct, as far as I know, and as far as the present DTD is concerned.
Anyone who has a problem with this should speak now or forever hold
your peace. :-)