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[whatwg] Any way to submit only those parts of a form that havechanged?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 17:40:28 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0501061739360.1160@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Fri, 31 Dec 2004, dolphinling wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, dolphinling wrote:
> > 
> > > As far as I can tell, for textareas (and input type='text', etc.) 
> > > The value of '' (i.e., empty) is submitted normally, so that 
> > > wouldn't be a problem.
> > > 
> > > For an easy workaround for the checkbox problem, input 
> > > type='checkbox', 'radio', and select (any others?) could just always 
> > > be submitted.
> > 
> > That would break existing content, though.
> 
> How would it? checkbox/radio/select are always submitted now, so they 
> would act the same as they do currently.

No, they are only submitted when selected.

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