[thelist] Need help, random connection problems, no pattern

Ben Dyer ben_dyer at imaginuity.com
Fri Mar 30 15:42:22 CST 2001

I believe that the name attribute of form is not supported in HTML 
4.01.  It certainly doesn't validate at least.


At 03:39 PM 3/30/01, you wrote:
>: From: Ben Dyer
>: (You are using document.forms[0] instead
>: of document.name_of_form right? :)
>just curious what your reasoning for this is.
>in my experience, accessing objects in the DOM via their index in a
>collection is more problematic than via their name.  move things around in
>the document (as is quite common in a dynamic site) and the indexes are
>likely to change, but the names always stay the same.  maybe a more solid
>solution would be to refer to them via their names, but within the
>collection.  for example:
>instead of like this:
>you'd do it via the forms collection:

Ben Dyer
Senior Internet Developer
Imaginuity Interactive

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