Open Bug 587671 Opened 9 years ago Updated Last year

Always check form validity when a form is submitted and block submission if needed even if there is no observer

Categories

(Core :: DOM: Core & HTML, defect, P5)

defect

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People

(Reporter: mounir, Unassigned)

References

Details

bug 561636 blocks submission when a form is invalid only if there is an observer for "invalidformsubmit" event. So, it will prevent browsers using Gecko (like Fennec) to not submit a form without any UI thus confusing the user.

As long as HTML5 Forms isn't spread enough, we can consider no-one will assume a form will not be submitted if invalid so this behavior can be kept. However, we will have to remove it and, at this moment, not having a UI will be a browser bug.
Depends on: 605365
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1472046

Move all DOM bugs that haven’t been updated in more than 3 years and has no one currently assigned to P5.

If you have questions, please contact :mdaly.
Priority: -- → P5
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