[whatwg] text/plain submissions and repetitions

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Mar 5 13:11:54 PST 2007

On Mon, 5 Mar 2007, Elliotte Harold wrote:
> Under text/plain submissions in WF2, does "Note that the control index 
> and repetition block parts of the form data set are not used." mean that 
> any repeating fields are simply dropped out before submitting?

No. Compare the algorithm for collecting the field name/value/index and 
repetition block data to the algorithm for text/plain serialisation and 
you'll see not all the data is used. The sentence you quote is merely 
making that observation. (It's a non-normative statement.)

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