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Re: Proposed Additions/Modifications to XHTML 2 Edit Collection

From: Toby A Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 4 May 2003 15:11:21 +0100
To: Brant Langer Gurganus <brantgurganus2001@cherokeescouting.org>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030504141121.GA6515@ophelia.goddamn.co.uk>
On Sun, May 04, 2003 at 08:01:57AM -0500, Brant Langer Gurganus wrote:
|    * There should be a "changeserver" attribute that defines a URI
|      where changes may be posted.  The URI is up to the original page
|      author.  An example use might be:
|         1. There is a section like the <span editable="editable"
|            changeserver="mailto:brantgurganus2001@cherokeescouting.org?subject=Change%20Request">Suggeston</span>.
|         2. A user sees that "Suggeston" is misspelled and corrects it.
|         3. When the user navigates away from the page, a message is
|            sent to that e-mail address.

Hmmm... this would require that XHTML user agents implement SMTP. While is is a 
trivial protocol, it would rather bloat some of the minimalist browsers.

Also, a user could end up accidentally revealing their e-mail address this way.

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