[whatwg] What improves Web applications?
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Aug 5 01:12:49 PDT 2004
On Wed, 16 Jun 2004, Pete Harlow wrote:
> Yes - one page with, say, multiple body sections would be very useful.
> The user agent could then load and display the first body, display this
> whilst continuing to load the other sections and associated graphics,
> which would then be available for immediate display.
> There needs to be a way to navigate between sections according to the
> result of user input to each section, and some sort of 'hidden'
> attribute to enable one section to fulfill both, say, an initial user
> input form and the subsequent (for me, usually :-j ) 'please correct the
> fields in red' version of the same form. Perhaps this attribute will be
> in Web Forms 2 - I haven't read it in detail yet.
In theory Web Forms 2 addresses that by being able to do validation before
submission. But yes, any "mutually exclusive section" model would have a
way to change page.
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