[Netsurf-develop] 01-Apr-2007 and earlier builds ignore INPUT TYPE="hidden"?

John-Mark Bell jmb at netsurf-browser.org
Fri Apr 6 13:12:01 BST 2007

On Wed, 4 Apr 2007, Andrew Hodgkinson wrote:

> On the ROOL site, new tickets in the bug tracker are entered using a
> hidden field carrying the author name. Unfortunately, attempting to add a
> bug with NetSurf causes an error from the Web server. The server debug
> output seems to indicate that the hidden field data was not sent at all,
> or perhaps got sent in a malformed way that caused it to be discarded.

Your style rule of input[type~=HIDDEN] { display:none; } caused the box 
tree generator to bail early, thus not processing the input at all. That's 
now fixed (to some extent, anyway) in SVN -- see the commit log for the 
full details.

You probably want to close bug #124, too ;)


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