For example, if an input has validate-alphanum followed by maxLength:10 validators. Validation will pass for non-alphanumeric inputs that aren't longer than 10 characters. If the order of the validators is reversed, the opposite behavior applies. In that case, validation would pass for anything alphanumeric, regardless of character length.
Form.Validator.Tips with validate-alphanum first: http://jsfiddle.net/LdFfA/9/
Form.Validator.Tips with validate-alphanum second http://jsfiddle.net/LdFfA/15/
Form.Validator.Inline working correctly: http://jsfiddle.net/LdFfA/14/
My very wise coworker (https://github.com/mooyah) came up with this solution - http://jsfiddle.net/LdFfA/24/
From what I can tell it works like a charm.