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Re: lynx-dev LYNX: hey, guys: Just what are we gonna *DO*?

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev LYNX: hey, guys: Just what are we gonna *DO*?
Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 07:18:10 -0600 (MDT)

In a recent note, Ian Collier said:

> Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 12:45:53 +0100
> Actually, I'll tell you what would be useful in Lynx - and that's a
> keystroke command which submits the current form even when there's
> no submit button in it.
> Most likely some idiot will have coded a button which points to
> "javascript:document.form.submit();" or a trivial script to verify
> the arguments before submitting.  Or a menu which submits when changed.
> You'd still be able to use these in Lynx if only there were a way to
> press the non-existent submit button.
Unfortunately, one consequence of this would likely be that webmasters
imprudently relying on client-side verification would observe an
unusually high incidence of invalid submitted data from Lynx, and be
likely to discriminate even further against Lynx.

-- gil

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