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Re: [XHR2] Blobs, names and FormData

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2011 08:03:41 +0200
To: "Charles Pritchard" <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.v02dsfry64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Tue, 30 Aug 2011 21:49:19 +0200, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>  
wrote:
> Many services use form-urlencoded for form data, though not for files,  
> and typically not for large strings.
> Google's Picasa uses multipart/related instead of multipart/form-data.
>
> I believe that Google App engine has a few areas where POST is used with  
> x-www-form-urlencoded only. I'm not certain.
> Many RPC services expect POST + form-urlencoded.
>
> Again, I realize that you're looking for specific, existing services,  
> citations. It's going to take me some time to put that together.

It also seems likely some of those will be updated to either make use of  
FormData or provide a convenience library for authors. Having just  
introduced FormData it seems somewhat premature to make it much more  
complex. It's not even in all browsers yet.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Wednesday, 31 August 2011 06:04:29 GMT

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