W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-validator-css@w3.org > January 2004

Re: Form submission of CSS

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2004 04:34:56 +0100
To: mjohnson@pitsco.com (Michael Johnson)
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <40077227.178892583@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Michael Johnson wrote:
>I have a question about the public validator site. Is there a reason the 
>form submission uses the POST method rather than GET? I see that it only 
>accepts GET (changing the form in my local chahe to use PUT fails). Is 
>there a technical reason?

I do not know the original reasoning of using GET as a default but I
know that it causes trouble and I filed a bug report, see 

  http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=177

It is handy to support GET for small CSS fragments but it should use
POST by default.
Received on Friday, 9 January 2004 22:35:07 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Wednesday, 27 June 2012 00:14:14 GMT