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

dolphinling dolphinling at myrealbox.com
Fri Dec 31 07:25:43 PST 2004

Ian Hickson 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 
>>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 would it? checkbox/radio/select are always submitted now, so they 
would act the same as they do currently. Only the other controls, where 
the ambiguity doesn't exist, would have this new ability.

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