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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.)

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