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Re: FORMs and GET

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 20:19:33 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200201180119.UAA21401@markbaker.ca>
To: tvraman@almaden.ibm.com
Cc: John_Barton@hpl.hp.com (John J. Barton), paul@prescod.net (Paul Prescod), www-forms@w3.org
Hi T.V.

> This is gross miscommunicatio.
> XForms depricates  HTTP GET  
> --depricates means we let you use it --but advise against it.
> 
> So how did this ever get interpreted as "XForms doesn't support GET"?
> 
> Looks like the classic "how many people does it take to change a light
> bulb on the Internet" thread.

Without going into that, why is it even deprecated?  If it goes away in
the future (as deprecated features often do), what will replace it?

I'll ask again; are XForms intended to replace HTML forms, or complement
them?

MB
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