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{{obsolete|spec=[http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/forms.html#forms HTML Standard: Forms]}}
Web Forms 2.0 is an extension to the forms features found in [http://www.w3.org/TR/html401 HTML 4.01]'s forms chapter. The specification applies to both HTML and XHTML user agents, and provides new strongly-typed input fields, new attributes for defining constraints, a repeating model for declarative repeating of form sections, new DOM interfaces, new DOM events for validation and dependency tracking, and XML submission and initialization of forms. This specification also standardises and codifies existing practice in areas that have not been previously documented.
Web Forms 2.0 is an extension to the forms features found in [http://www.w3.org/TR/html401 HTML 4.01]'s forms chapter. The specification applies to both HTML and XHTML user agents, and provides new strongly-typed input fields, new attributes for defining constraints, a repeating model for declarative repeating of form sections, new DOM interfaces, new DOM events for validation and dependency tracking, and XML submission and initialization of forms. This specification also standardises and codifies existing practice in areas that have not been previously documented.


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== Status ==
== Status ==


Web Forms 2.0 has reached a relative stage of maturity, and major alterations of the specification are unlikely at this stage.
Web Forms 2.0 has been integrated into [[HTML 5]].
 
In due course Web Forms 2.0 will be integrated into [[HTML 5]].


== Sections ==
== Sections ==
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* [[WF2:Styling Form Controls|Styling Form Controls]]
* [[WF2:Styling Form Controls|Styling Form Controls]]


== External Links ==
[[Category:Web Forms 2.0|*]]
* [http://whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/ Web Forms 2.0]

Latest revision as of 02:50, 28 October 2012

This document is obsolete.

For the current specification, see: HTML Standard: Forms


Web Forms 2.0 is an extension to the forms features found in HTML 4.01's forms chapter. The specification applies to both HTML and XHTML user agents, and provides new strongly-typed input fields, new attributes for defining constraints, a repeating model for declarative repeating of form sections, new DOM interfaces, new DOM events for validation and dependency tracking, and XML submission and initialization of forms. This specification also standardises and codifies existing practice in areas that have not been previously documented.


HTML4, XHTML 1.1 and the DOM are thus extended in a manner which has a clear migration path from existing HTML forms, leveraging the knowledge authors have built up with their experience with HTML so far.

Status

Web Forms 2.0 has been integrated into HTML 5.

Sections