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[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 methods and enctypes

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 4 Jul 2004 14:28:19 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0407041425260.11045@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sun, 4 Jul 2004, [iso-8859-1] Asbj?rn Ulsberg wrote:
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> Would it be possible for Web Forms 2.0 to allow at least PUT and DELETE in
> addition to GET and POST as methods for the <form> element?

Already there are defined in depth:

   http://whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/#methodAndEnctypes


> Would it also be possible that the Web Forms 2.0 specification allowed
> additional '@enctype' values, like 'application/atom+xml'?

If the Atom spec specifies how to convert a Web Forms 2.0 form data set
into an 'application/atom+xml' encoded form data set, then UAs can
implement it.

Here is one example of such a specification:

   http://whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/#x-www-form-xml

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