[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 methods and enctypes

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Jul 4 07:28:19 PDT 2004

On Sun, 4 Jul 2004, [iso-8859-1] Asbjørn Ulsberg wrote:
> Would it be possible for Web Forms 2.0 to allow at least PUT and DELETE in
> addition to GET and POST as methods for the <form> element?

Already there are defined in depth:


> Would it also be possible that the Web Forms 2.0 specification allowed
> additional '@enctype' values, like 'application/atom+xml'?

If the Atom spec specifies how to convert a Web Forms 2.0 form data set
into an 'application/atom+xml' encoded form data set, then UAs can
implement it.

Here is one example of such a specification:


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