[whatwg] Markup for Web Forms 2.0 that still requires discussion

Will Levine wlevine at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 07:19:13 PDT 2004

On Tue, 6 Jul 2004 15:22:48 +0100, Jim Ley <jim.ley at gmail.com> wrote:
> <object name="combo" classid="urn:web-forms2-combobox">
>   <label> or select from the list:</label>
>   <select name="combo">
>     <option>Item 1</option>
>     <option>Item 2</option>
>     <option>Item 3</option>
>   </select>
> </object>
> So all that is necessary is defining the few self known classid's for
> the different new elements, remember OBJECTs are already part of form
> submissions in HTML 4.01.

Whatever happened to this idea. It seems like it was never officially
shot down, but discussion about it just died out. It still seems a
good idea to me.


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