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Re: special immediate form: TREE special immediate form: TREE special immediate form: TREE

From: Bruce Boughton <bruce@bruceboughton.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2007 13:33:15 +0100
Message-ID: <461F788B.2020609@bruceboughton.me.uk>
To: Dmitry Turin <html60@narod.ru>
CC: public-html@w3.org

Dmitry Turin wrote:
> Often browser displays information from database.
> Typical operation is viewing of some TREE:
> smaller part of tree is shown in browser,
> bigger part was not still inquired from database.
>
> Let's enter a special form (looks like tree),
> which would immediately send request to server,
> if user opens folder (and wants to see sub-folders).
>  It would be very comfortable and economize time and torment
>  (especially for un-experienced user).

This use case is something that could be implemented today using 
XMLHttpRequest and existing markup such as ordered lists. IMHO, I cannot 
see a good enough argument for it to warrant its introduction to the 
HTML spec.  Others may disagree though...

Bruce
Received on Friday, 13 April 2007 12:34:11 UTC

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