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[Bug 12687] 4.10.22.4 Constructing the form data set - for input type image

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Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 17:08:35 +0000
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--- Comment #7 from Luca Tomat <luca.tomat@gmail.com> 2011-05-18 17:08:35 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #6)
> > and lets think about intranet sites
> 
> See comment 2.
> 
> > What is the logic about "It's what IE does"?
> 
> The logic is simple.  As of when the spec was being written IE and Opera sent
> just .x and .y; WebKit and Gecko sent those and the name/value.  To converge on
> a behavior here, either IE and Opera would have to change or WebKit and Gecko
> would have to change.
> 
> So the editor had to pick one or the other behavior, with a 50-50 split.  He
> picked one.
> 
> Now please go and read the mailing list archives, where this is all discussed
> at length, instead of asking me to repeat all the arguments, ok?

So the editor picked the only behavior that had a chance to break existing
sites. 

I see the logic. Thank you for your clarification.

Also, where is this mailing list?

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