[whatwg] Any way to submit only those parts of a form that havechanged?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jan 10 07:22:51 PST 2005

On Thu, 6 Jan 2005, dolphinling wrote:
> Er, yeah, that's what I meant. Always submit the selected options of 
> those—i.e. leave them as they are—and only allow other controls to 
> have this new ability. That way (afaict) nothing would break.

That doesn't seem like it would be that useful. In all the use cases I can 
think of, <select>s and checkboxes would indeed be part of the controls 
for which whether the field changed or not would matter.

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