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Re: HTTP protocol regarding form elements order

From: Mike Meyer <mwm@contessa.phone.net>
Date: Fri, 5 Apr 1996 11:01:55 PST
Message-Id: <19960405.749CC70.A5D5@contessa.phone.net>
To: www-talk@w3.org
> No. The form elements can be returned in any order. For example,

The HTML RFC (1866) disagrees with you. In particular, section 8.2.1
(form submission for the mime type application/x-www-form-urlencoded
say in point 2:

        2. The fields are listed in the order they appear in the
        document ...

At least one major browser vendor got this wrong once, so I'd avoid depending
on it if you can.

Received on Friday, 5 April 1996 14:09:02 UTC

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