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Re: Form Serialization

From: Ian J. Wessman <w3@iria.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 15:43:52 -0700
Message-Id: <814CF679-B3D6-4EA9-9564-6BD151728CE8@iria.net>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
To: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
On Aug 16, 2007, at 3:29 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:

> interface HTMLFormElement {
>   String getDataSetString
>   String toJSONString
> };

Comment not on the idea behind the proposal but rather the  
nomenclature  getDataSetString implies something generic. A GET  
action serializes that data as RFC1738-encoded ASCII, while a POST  
whose enctype is "multipart/form-data" gets all of ISO10646 to play  
with.

At the very least, getEncodedDataSetString and getDataSetString  
(implicitly un-encoded) might do the trick.

-Ian J. Wessman
Received on Friday, 17 August 2007 16:59:11 GMT

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