[whatwg] Re: Suggestion for Menus in Web Forms 2.0

Malcolm Rowe malcolm-what at farside.org.uk
Thu Jun 24 07:33:05 PDT 2004

Jim Ley writes:
> javascript is not an acceptable solution for the legacy UA's,
(Just so we're clear - I agree with that bit) 

> server-side processing of the form perhaps, but mandating a server and
> HTTP for WF2 forms is I think inappropriate, not all HTML usage has a
> server for navigation.

But not this bit. What on earth are you going on about? 

WF2 is an extension for *forms*. If you're using HTML4 forms, you almost 
certainly have a server to submit the data to. Ditto for WF2. 

I agree that it is possible to have HTML4 form controls without a server, 
but the same is true for WF2. I just can't work out what you're trying to 


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