[whatwg] Publishing another Web Forms 2 Call For Comments soon

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jan 27 05:08:53 PST 2005

On Sun, 23 Jan 2005, [ISO-8859-1] Olav Junker Kjær wrote:
> I'm not sure how often you would want to submit data from only one row, 
> but if you want to do this, you can filter the data on the server side. 
> If all field names (including the submit buttons) contains an id which 
> identifies the row uniquely, you can process the data from the row in 
> which the submit button was pressed, and ignore the rest.

Yes, or, you could use a different form for each row.

> Btw. the other example in section 2.8 could be rewritten somewhat simpler,
> using separate action attributes on the submit buttons:
> <form action="test.cgi">
>  <input type="text" name="q">
>  <input type="submit" name="t" value="Test">
>  <input type="submit" action="google.cgi" value="Google">
>  <input type="submit" action="yahoo.cgi" value="Yahoo">
> </form>

Yes, simple examples can often be rewritten in other ways. :-)

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