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Re: <form method="GET|POST|PUT|DELETE" />

From: Alan Dean <alan.dean@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 14:01:54 +0100
Message-ID: <6fb173f50705100601tce76afaq33c55ad70c072dff@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org
Cc: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>

On 5/10/07, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au> wrote:
> Alan Dean wrote:
> > Currently, only GET and POST are specified as acceptable method
> > values: see http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/interact/forms.html#h-17.3
> > ...
> > Looking at the HTTP/1.1 specification, there is a core standard
> > specifying PUT and DELETE as well, see
> > http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec9.html
>
> They're included in Web Forms 2.0
>
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/#methodAndEnctypes
>
> --
> Lachlan Hunt
> http://lachy.id.au/

Lachlan,

Thank you for correcting me. I did not see that. It also answers the
question in my previous response; namely that unknown methods send the
parameters to the querystring, like GET.

Regards,
Alan Dean
http://thoughtpad.net/alan-dean
Received on Thursday, 10 May 2007 13:02:01 UTC

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