Re: Implied NAME attribute for INPUT tag?

Mike Meyer (
Wed, 14 Jun 95 20:48:08 EDT

> > Is the DTD wrong - should NAME be required?
> It's not required for TYPE=SUBMIT or TYPE=RESET,
> but it is for all other TYPEs. This an application
> convention (see 7.1.2, under "NAME") that can't
> be enforced by SGML.

Fair enough - so we're at the second case.

The RFC needs to give some indication of what an application should do
with a naked <INPUT>, as the DTD says such are legal. Even if it's
merely to note that this isn't really legal.