[drupal-devel] [bug] form() should respect block level elements.

stefan nagtegaal drupal-devel at drupal.org
Tue May 24 12:59:17 UTC 2005

Issue status update for http://drupal.org/node/23387

 Project:      Drupal
 Version:      cvs
 Component:    base system
 Category:     bug reports
 Priority:     normal
 Assigned to:  Robin Monks
 Reported by:  Robin Monks
 Updated by:   stefan nagtegaal
 Status:       patch

Could you please remove the spaces from your patch name? they break the
link in e-mail clients quite often.. I would prefer not to use spaces
at all inside patch filenames at all, I would encourage you to use
something like 'patch_name.patch'..


stefan nagtegaal

Previous comments:

May 22, 2005 - 20:17 : Robin Monks

Attachment: http://drupal.org/files/issues/empty div form item fix.patch (682 bytes)

This patch uses a blank div to allow block level ellements (like input>
to go inside the form element per xhtml 1.0 specs.  This patch works
and validates, and is required for validation.



May 23, 2005 - 22:30 : Dries

Yes/no?  Please advise.  If this patch is required, we might want to
revise the call sites of form().  I believe some are adding divs to
solve exactly this.


May 23, 2005 - 22:43 : Robin Monks

You're right, some calls are using <div class="container-inline"> to do
this.  I'll find these instances and correct them, and then attach a
new patch for this.



May 24, 2005 - 14:55 : Robin Monks

Attachment: http://drupal.org/files/issues/empty div form item fix_0.patch (5.06 KB)

Here is the new patch, which also removes unneeded (AFAIK) <div>'s from


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