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[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2005 22:50:17 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0504052249410.27724@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sat, 26 Mar 2005, Joe Gregorio wrote:

> In the Web Forms 2.0 Working Draft dated 16 March 2005
> 
>    5.6. Submitting the encoded form data set
> 
>     "If the specified method is not one of get, post, 
>      put, or delete then it is treated as get in the tables below."
> 
> It would be much better if just one word of that sentence was changed:
> 
>     "If the specified method is not one of get, post, 
>      put, or delete then it is treated as *post* in the tables below."

I agree. Sadly, doing this would break compatibility with existing 
implementations, which all treat unknown values as "get".

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