Re: Submitting input-form data to server (Marc Andreessen)
Date: Sun, 5 Sep 93 18:13:29 -0500
From: (Marc Andreessen)
Message-id: <>
To: (Henning G. Schulzrinne)
Subject: Re: Submitting input-form data to server
In-Reply-To: <>
References: <>
X-Md4-Signature: fa22476f698759b789ea0dc31c5f8353
Status: RO
Henning G. Schulzrinne writes:
> It would be extremely nice if a set of predefined common attributes
> could be defined so that you don't have to fill in your name, email
> address, phone etc. by hand in every single form that comes along.
> The client would recognize the attributes and supply default values
> from some local configuration file.

Somebody want to write a pseudo-spec?  Sounds interesting...

> It would also be nice if the same methods for forms could also be
> used for regular email forms, so that parsers can be built to allow
> widespread use for conference registration and the like.

Once it's fully finalized and implemented, the current form mechanism
should support that pretty cleanly.  It is a goal...