[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 (WD 30 June 2004): 'separator' Attribute

Dave Hodder dmh at dmh.org.uk
Mon Jul 5 14:47:08 PDT 2004

Ian Hickson wrote:
> Given that older UAs would keep posting with ampersand as the separator,
> wouldn't this cause the servers to have to perform some sort of heuristics
> to determine what the separator was?

In truth I was trying to think long term; I was envisioning a mixed 
environment of Web Forms 2.0 UAs and XForms UAs /without/ older HTML 
forms UAs, and I think flexibility would be a good thing.  On reflection 
perhaps the suggestion is more trouble that it's worth...


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