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Re: A forms-lite straw man

From: <Nick_Van_den_Bleeken@inventivedesigners.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 08:41:26 +0200
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>, public-appformats@w3.org, www-forms@w3.org, www-forms-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFF626E70E.0DA7CEEF-ONC12571E1.0023DF75-C12571E1.0025127A@inventivedesigners.com>

Lachlan Hunt wrote :
> Given that XForms submits in XML format and HTML 4 forms traditionally 
> use URL encoding (i.e. name=value&name2=value2...), would this binding 
> only occur when the author includes something that explicitly requests 
> this feature?  e.g. Something like using 
> enctype="application/x-www-form+xml", which is described in the current 
> WF2 draft.
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-forms/2006Sep/0006

XForms actually supports a lot of submission methods, including 'get'[1] 
and 'urlencoded-post'[2], these two methods are using Serialization as 
application/x-www-form-urlencoded[3]. See 
http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/REC-xforms-20060314/index-all.html#submit-options 
for more information

Regards,

Nick Van den Bleeken  -  Research & Development
Inventive Designers
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[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/REC-xforms-20060314/index-all.html#send-get
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/REC-xforms-20060314/index-all.html#
serialize-urlencode
[3] http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/REC-xforms-20060314/index-all.html#send-post


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