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[whatwg] Any way to submit only those parts of a form that havechanged?

From: dolphinling <dolphinling@myrealbox.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2004 10:25:43 -0500
Message-ID: <41D56F77.5040203@myrealbox.com>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, dolphinling wrote:
> 
>>As far as I can tell, for textareas (and input type='text', etc.) The 
>>value of '' (i.e., empty) is submitted normally, so that wouldn't be a 
>>problem.
>>
>>For an easy workaround for the checkbox problem, input type='checkbox', 
>>'radio', and select (any others?) could just always be submitted.
> 
> 
> That would break existing content, though.

How would it? checkbox/radio/select are always submitted now, so they 
would act the same as they do currently. Only the other controls, where 
the ambiguity doesn't exist, would have this new ability.
Received on Friday, 31 December 2004 07:25:43 UTC

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