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[whatwg] Support for page transitions

From: Mikko Rantalainen <mikko.rantalainen@peda.net>
Date: Thu, 09 Jun 2011 14:49:25 +0300
Message-ID: <4DF0B345.9000605@peda.net>
2011-06-07 18:07 EEST: Bjartur Thorlacius:
> On 6/7/11, Mikko Rantalainen <mikko.rantalainen at peda.net> wrote:>
>> Note that the "next page" button may or may not match with rel="next"
>> and as such, I think that there should be additional method for
> Elaborate; they both refer to the next resource in a sequence of
> documents. Note that a document may be an element in multiple
> sequences of documents.

See my other reply to this thread.

> If I understand correctly, the feature you want that's not supported
> by rel=next and rel=prev is sending a draft to a server when switching
> forms. Even better than that would be saving a draft for every input
> filled by a user. This draft can be written to a local disk, or stored
> at networked servers for global access, for the user agent to refill
> when the user revisits the form.

Backup of form contest is one thing and I'm already using user agents
that allow this at least via extensions. However, submitting the draft
to the server instead allows additional application specific processing
/ mutation for the form when user later returns to it. For static pages,
there's a less need for features like this.

Also note that currently rel="next" is not allowed on input type=submit,
unless I've understood incorrectly.

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