Re: [XHR2] Blobs, names and FormData

On Tue, 30 Aug 2011 21:49:19 +0200, Charles Pritchard <>  
> Many services use form-urlencoded for form data, though not for files,  
> and typically not for large strings.
> Google's Picasa uses multipart/related instead of multipart/form-data.
> I believe that Google App engine has a few areas where POST is used with  
> x-www-form-urlencoded only. I'm not certain.
> Many RPC services expect POST + form-urlencoded.
> Again, I realize that you're looking for specific, existing services,  
> citations. It's going to take me some time to put that together.

It also seems likely some of those will be updated to either make use of  
FormData or provide a convenience library for authors. Having just  
introduced FormData it seems somewhat premature to make it much more  
complex. It's not even in all browsers yet.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Wednesday, 31 August 2011 06:04:29 UTC