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[whatwg] HTML5 and URI Templates

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sun, 16 Dec 2007 11:51:39 +0200
Message-ID: <1F7D8792-1DC6-495A-926B-555AAF1D8C16@iki.fi>
On Dec 16, 2007, at 05:28, James M Snell wrote:

> The gist of the idea (which I believe may have been brought up before
> but I'm not certain) is to allow the use of a URI Template in place of
> the form element action attribute, and to use form elements to provide
> the replacement values, e.g.
> <form template="http://example.org{-prefix|/|foo}?bar={bar}"
>      method="POST">
>  Foo: <input name="foo" type="input" >
>  Bar: <input name="bar" type="input">
> </form>

What's the backward-compatibility story of this feature? (Both  
behavior of URI templates in legacy browsers and ensuring that  
existing content doesn't use braces.)

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
Received on Sunday, 16 December 2007 01:51:39 UTC

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