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[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 methods and enctypes

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 16:43:17 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0407151642230.2881@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sun, 11 Jul 2004, [iso-8859-1] Asbj?rn Ulsberg wrote:
>>
>> 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.
>
> Ok, I'll see if I can specify that somehow. What would your initial
> thoughts be on how to get the WF2 data set into this format:
>
>    <entry version="0.3"
>      xmlns="http://purl.org/atom/ns#draft-ietf-atompub-format-00">
>      <title>Atom 0.3 snapshot</title>
>
>      <id>tag:example.org,2003:3.2397</id>
>      <issued>2003-12-13T08:29:29-04:00</issued>
>      <modified>2003-12-13T18:30:02Z</modified>
>
>      <content type="application/xhtml+xml" mode="xml">
>        <div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
>          <h1>Atom 0.3 snapshot!</h1>
>        </div>
>      </content>
>    </entry>

I have no idea, what form are you expecting to have become that?


>> Here is one example of such a specification:
>>
>>    http://whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/#x-www-form-xml
>
> Ok, this is a very simple serialization; Atom is much more complicated
> than this. I'm not sure that converting from WF2 data set to Atom is
> possible. What do you think?

Anything is possible.

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