[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 methods and enctypes
asbjorn at tigerstaden.no
Sun Jul 11 09:25:18 PDT 2004
On Sun, 4 Jul 2004 14:28:19 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> 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:
Ah, ok. Great.
>> 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.
Ok, I'll see if I can specify that somehow. What would your initial
thoughts be on how to get the WF2 data set into this format:
<title>Atom 0.3 snapshot</title>
<content type="application/xhtml+xml" mode="xml">
<h1>Atom 0.3 snapshot!</h1>
> Here is one example of such a specification:
Ok, this is a very simple serialization; Atom is much more complicated
than this. I'm not sure that converting from WF2 data set to Atom is
possible. What do you think?
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