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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2010 01:48:56 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1NyxuS-0003nj-CW@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv14597

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Update the form submission algorithm to match reality more closely. (whatwg r4977)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.3999
retrieving revision 1.4000
diff -u -d -r1.3999 -r1.4000
--- Overview.html	6 Apr 2010 00:52:21 -0000	1.3999
+++ Overview.html	6 Apr 2010 01:48:52 -0000	1.4000
@@ -33929,10 +33929,6 @@
        false.</li>
 
        <li>The <var title="">field</var> element is an
-       <code><a href="#the-input-element">input</a></code> element whose <code title="attr-input-type"><a href="#attr-input-type">type</a></code> attribute is in the <a href="#file-upload-state" title="attr-input-type-file">File Upload</a> state but
-       the control does not have any files selected.</li>
-
-       <li>The <var title="">field</var> element is an
        <code><a href="#the-object-element">object</a></code> element that is not using a
        <a href="#plugin">plugin</a>.</li>
 
@@ -34026,8 +34022,13 @@
      each file <a href="#concept-input-type-file-selected" title="concept-input-type-file-selected">selected</a> in the
      <code><a href="#the-input-element">input</a></code> element, append an entry in the <var title="">form data set</var> with the <var title="">name</var> as
      the name, the file (consisting of the name, the type, and the
-     body) as the value, and <var title="">type</var> as the
-     type.</li>
+     body) as the value, and <var title="">type</var> as the type. If
+     there are no <a href="#concept-input-type-file-selected" title="concept-input-type-file-selected">selected files</a>,
+     then append an entry in the <var title="">form data set</var>
+     with the <var title="">name</var> as the name, the empty string
+     as the value, and <code title="">application/octet-stream</code>
+     as the type.</li>
+     <!-- https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=529859 -->
 
      <li><p>Otherwise, if the <var title="">field</var> element is an
      <code><a href="#the-object-element">object</a></code> element: try to obtain a form submission
@@ -34537,7 +34538,10 @@
 
   <p>Each entry in the <var title="">form data set</var> is a
   <i>field</i>, the name of the entry is the <i>field name</i> and the
-  value of the entry is the <i>field value</i>.</p>
+  value of the entry is the <i>field value</i>, unless the entry's
+  name is "<code title="">_charset_</code>" and its type is "<code title="">hidden</code>", in which case the <i>field value</i> is the
+  character encoding used by the aforementioned algorithm to encode
+  the value of the field.</p>
 
   <p>The order of parts must be the same as the order of fields in the
   <var title="">form data set</var>. Multiple entries with the same
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