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Re: New Input type proposal

From: Martin Atkins <mart@degeneration.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 21:08:39 +0000
Message-ID: <47868957.1090504@degeneration.co.uk>
To: public-html@w3.org

Alexander Mueller wrote:
> 
>   <input type="hash" hash="md5" salt="" replaysalt="" />
> 
> - The second attribute (hash) would indicate the hash algorithm to be used (md5 in this example or also sha1 or any other available on the client).
> 

What is the fallback/recovery behavior when a hashing algorithm is 
specified that the user agent doesnt' recognise?

It would seem that this mechanism needs some sort of negotiation so that 
the client and server can agree on a suitable hashing algorithm or fail 
in a user-friendly manner if a suitable algorithm is not available.
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