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[whatwg] RWD Heaven: if browsers reported device capabilities in a request header

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 14:49:43 -0500
Message-ID: <4F302ED7.5090703@mit.edu>
On 2/6/12 2:26 PM, Bjartur Thorlacius wrote:
> On Mon, 06 Feb 2012 18:59:14 -0000, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
>> That really depends on what the application is doing. Depending on
>> input capabilities, you may want to have multiple pages instead of a
>> single page for some sort of configuration setup, for example.
>>
> Whether to use monolithic forms or paginated wizards is a presentation
> thing

Not on the HTML level.  Not if you want to allow useful non-scripted 
semantic submission of partially-filled-in info in the paginated case.

> that need not even have anything to do with HTTP. You can fetch
> half the monolithic form and fetch the rest when the user has filled in
> most of former half.

Not without script.

-Boris
Received on Monday, 6 February 2012 11:49:43 UTC

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