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_charset_ (was RE: form submission and chars. outside the reper. of ...)

From: Francois Yergeau <FYergeau@alis.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2003 10:27:31 -0400
Message-ID: <F7D4BDA0E5A1D14B99D32C022AEB73660EB38A@alis-2k.alis.domain>
To: www-international@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> Finally, I propose that section 17.3.2 gain a new list item, namely:
>    * Controls of type 'hidden' with the name '_charset_' whose value
>      is the empty string are always successful, and have a value equal
>      to the name of character set used for submission.
> Comments?

Question, rather: why the "whose value is the empty string" condition?  I
don't quite see the rationale and it doesn't match the current behaviour of
Mozilla and IE.

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