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Re: Background information on GET and XForms (was: GET should be encouraged...)

From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn@rbii.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 02:27:34 -0500
To: <w3c-forms@w3.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org, i18n@w3.org
Message-Id: <E16VSlv-0000ZJ-00@server2000.ebizhostingsolutions.com>
On Monday 28 January 2002 09:25 am, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> I think there's one issue about GET with body that still applies. A
> URL-encoded GET is bookmarkable, linkable, publishable in books,
> paintable on the ides of buildings, etc. A GET with body is not.

You could debate whether you should be able to bookmark a query.... 
but that'd get into a long debate about the meaning of "resource"...

> In some cases this is a security risk. However, in others (like
> Google's and Yahoo's and Amazon's simple forms)  it's very
> convenient. I wouldn't like to see that go away.

Sure, it can be grandfathered.
Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2002 02:35:00 UTC

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