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Re: [XHR2] FormData for <form>

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 10:55:33 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTin69cKq9JTV74NTMUoXQPP92xgrZzHZo5Z_5ypE@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
I have a preference for the second syntax. These sorts of classes
should always be "new"-able.

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 10:46 AM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> Hi All,
> There was some discussions regarding the syntax for generating a
> FormData object based on the data in an existing <form>. I had
> proposed the following syntax
> myformelement.getFormData();
> however it was pointed out that the downside with this API is that
> it's not clear that a new FormData object is created every time.
> Instead the following syntax was proposed:
> new FormData(myformelement);
> however I don't see this syntax in the new XHR L2 drafts. Is this
> merely an oversight or was the omission intentional?
> I'm fine with either syntax, but since we're getting close to shipping
> Firefox 4, and I'd like to include this functionality (in fact, it's
> been shipping for a long time in betas), I'd like to see if how much
> consensus the various proposals carried.
> / Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 17:56:34 UTC

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