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[whatwg] A thought: <a href="..." method="post">

From: Sjoerd Visscher <sjoerd@w3future.com>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 21:01:21 +0200
Message-ID: <4283A801.8040601@w3future.com>
Kornel Lesinski wrote:
> On Wed, 11 May 2005 11:28:25 +0100, Mark Wubben <markwubben at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
> 
>> An example:
>>
>>     <a href="/delete/$id/confirm" action="/delete/$id"  
>> method="post">delete</a>
>>
>> What do you think?
> 
> 
> That it doesn't look like data to send using POST method.
> I'm afraid that in most cases it will be used as:
> 
> <a href="#" action="/delete/$id" method="post">delete</a>
> 
> So there must be something that requires authors to use it properly...
> 
Why? People write browser/standard specific things all the time. If it 
works for them, who cares?

I like this proposal because it actually solves the original problem, 
without a need for Google to change their accelerator code.

-- 
Sjoerd Visscher
http://w3future.com/weblog/
Received on Thursday, 12 May 2005 12:01:21 UTC

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