[whatwg] A thought: <a href="..." method="post">

Sjoerd Visscher sjoerd at w3future.com
Thu May 12 12:01:21 PDT 2005

Kornel Lesinski wrote:
> On Wed, 11 May 2005 11:28:25 +0100, Mark Wubben <markwubben at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> An example:
>>     <a href="/delete/$id/confirm" action="/delete/$id"  
>> method="post">delete</a>
>> What do you think?
> That it doesn't look like data to send using POST method.
> I'm afraid that in most cases it will be used as:
> <a href="#" action="/delete/$id" method="post">delete</a>
> So there must be something that requires authors to use it properly...
Why? People write browser/standard specific things all the time. If it 
works for them, who cares?

I like this proposal because it actually solves the original problem, 
without a need for Google to change their accelerator code.

Sjoerd Visscher

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