[whatwg] Any way to submit only those parts of a form that havechanged?

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Thu Dec 16 14:31:38 PST 2004

On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 22:26:00 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, dolphinling wrote:
> > As far as I can tell, for textareas (and input type='text', etc.) The
> > value of '' (i.e., empty) is submitted normally, so that wouldn't be a
> > problem.
> >
> > For an easy workaround for the checkbox problem, input type='checkbox',
> > 'radio', and select (any others?) could just always be submitted.
> That would break existing content, though.

How so?  - It was an option to only submit changed form controls, it
wasn't suggested to be the default behaviour?


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