Re: Background information on GET and XForms (was: GET should be encouraged...)

On Monday 28 January 2002 09:25 am, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> I think there's one issue about GET with body that still applies. A
> URL-encoded GET is bookmarkable, linkable, publishable in books,
> paintable on the ides of buildings, etc. A GET with body is not.

You could debate whether you should be able to bookmark a query.... 
but that'd get into a long debate about the meaning of "resource"...

> In some cases this is a security risk. However, in others (like
> Google's and Yahoo's and Amazon's simple forms)  it's very
> convenient. I wouldn't like to see that go away.

Sure, it can be grandfathered.

Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2002 02:35:00 UTC