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RE: GET should be encouraged, not deprecated, in XForms [was: Issue request for the TAG: XForms]

From: David E. Cleary <davec@progress.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 13:51:07 -0500
To: "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com>, <www-forms@w3.org>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBIOBPAGDGFJAHFCGGKEDJCJAA.davec@progress.com>
How do you use GET to send an XML document to a server? Where does the
content-type text/xml go? As per W3C, moved thread to www-forms.

David Cleary
the Progress Company

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-forms-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-forms-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Tim Bray
> Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2002 1:35 PM
> To: www-forms-editor@w3.org
> Cc: www-tag@w3.org
> Subject: Re: GET should be encouraged, not deprecated, in XForms [was:
> Issue request for the TAG: XForms]
>
>
> At 08:50 AM 23/01/02 -0600, Dan Connolly wrote:
> >>
> >>   The HTTP "get" protocol is deprecated for use in form submission.
> >>   Form authors should use "post" for greater compatibility.
> >
> >Just on the basis of what I can see here, that looks pretty bad,
> >to me...
>
> I'm with Dan on this one.  Deprecating GET seems architecturally
> completely bogus.  Or is there something we're missing? -Tim
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2002 13:51:12 GMT

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