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Re: Evaluating HTTP Methods in the Spec

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 17:46:56 +0100
Message-ID: <4767F980.5040300@gmx.de>
To: Adam van den Hoven <adam.vandenhoven@gmail.com>
CC: "public-html@w3.org Tracking WG" <public-html@w3.org>

Adam van den Hoven wrote:
> ...
> 1) Allow a METHOD attribute on any element that allows an HREF or ACTION 
> attribute (namely 'a' and 'form' tags)

No, please do not overload <a>. (You already expected that feedback :-), 
so I'll not spend time on explaining it here again).

> 2) Allow any HTTP method in the METHOD attribute, including those not 
> defined by HTTP. (i.e. allow one to introduce new, ad hoc methods - 
> which is allowed by the HTTP spec - without breaking HTML)

That sounds totally useful, and AFAIK is what XForms is doing as well.

> ...

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 18 December 2007 16:53:59 GMT

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