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[Bug 13127] New: Improve "constructing the form data set" for external usage

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Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2011 11:16:23 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-13127-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13127

           Summary: Improve "constructing the form data set" for external
                    usage
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: annevk@opera.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: bzbarsky@mit.edu, mike@w3.org,
                    public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


The algorithm "constructing the form data set" needs to make it clear that
/submitter/ is null when invoked outside of the context of form submission.

Example usage:
http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest-2/#dom-formdata-form

Apparently Chrome implements this incorrectly because this is not clear:
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=647231

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