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[whatwg] Is there any reason for the continued existence of enctype attribute at the form element

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 12:36:21 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0910051236w33d91d82y1c7161c6586fbf8a@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 9:48 AM, Mark Kaplun <mark at marksw.com> wrote:
> I have only learned now that there is a "text/palin" option that I have
> never heard of, so maybe I'm wrong, but my impression is that there are only
> two forms of form, a textual and a file upload. IMHO the browser can inspect
> the form before submitting it and decide by itself what is the correct
> encoding to use.

There was also a proposal for "mccain/palin" enctype, but the proposal
died out towards the end of last year.

/ Jonas
Received on Monday, 5 October 2009 12:36:21 UTC

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