Re: Implied NAME attribute for INPUT tag?

David Morris (
Thu, 15 Jun 95 15:53:31 EDT

On Thu, 15 Jun 1995, Peter Flynn wrote:

> What I said was that NAME should be #REQUIRED, so that users with proper
> editors get prompted for a name, even at the expense of putting "submit"
> or "reset" as the value for NAME as well as TYPE...

No! NO! NO! ... If the NAME aattribute is specified, then the name
value pair must be sent to the server as part of the request when
a SUBMIT button is clicked and for reset, a name has NO semantic
meaning. THis could cause currently conforming and working
applications to suffer grief.

Dave Morris