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

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jul 7 06:06:39 PDT 2004

On Mon, 5 Jul 2004, Dave Hodder wrote:
> 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...

Yeah, I think that since XForms can do this, we don't need to. In a mixed
environment, one only needs to adjust one of the players to get them to
work together.

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