[whatwg] Adding FormData support to <form>
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Feb 18 17:32:32 PST 2010
On Fri, 19 Feb 2010, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 1:52 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > toDataURL() was named that way for consistency with toString(), which
> > seems a closer analogue here than getElementById() and friends.
> But you're not really converting the form element into something
> equivalent, are you? That's what "to" methods usually imply, IMHO. Maybe
> it should be "createFormData" or "extractFormData"?
create* is generally used for independent factory methods that aren't
based on the state of the object they're invoked on.
extract* would be a new convention... I think toFormData() here is
converting the form to the same extent toDataURL() is converting the
But I'll spec whatever ends up implemented, if it's implemented by the
time I get around to responding to this thread properly. :-)
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