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* Get and manipulate FormData values.
 
* Get and manipulate FormData values.
  
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==FormData Proposal==
  
 
* void append(name, value [, filename]) — normalize Blob [+ filename] to File since it always gets a filename
 
* void append(name, value [, filename]) — normalize Blob [+ filename] to File since it always gets a filename
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* sequence<DOMString> getNames()
 
* sequence<DOMString> getNames()
 
* sequence<DOMString> getValues(name)
 
* sequence<DOMString> getValues(name)
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==XMLHttpRequest Proposal==
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responseType = "formdata"
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Parse as multipart/form-data and populate FormData. Probably need to have a good definition of multipart/form-data first.
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==HTML Proposal==
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Something like HTMLFormElement.populate(FormData) which updates all entries with the data from FormData. Maybe it should take a dictionary to indicate whether unaffected items should be cleared or retained.
  
 
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Revision as of 11:59, 14 May 2012

Ideas around changing the FormData API.

  • Populate FormData from the server. (multipart/form-data entity -> FormData)
  • Get and manipulate FormData values.

FormData Proposal

  • void append(name, value [, filename]) — normalize Blob [+ filename] to File since it always gets a filename
  • void set(name, value [, filename]) — replaces *all* name entries
  • void remove(name) — removes *all* name entries
  • sequence<DOMString> getNames()
  • sequence<DOMString> getValues(name)

XMLHttpRequest Proposal

responseType = "formdata"

Parse as multipart/form-data and populate FormData. Probably need to have a good definition of multipart/form-data first.

HTML Proposal

Something like HTMLFormElement.populate(FormData) which updates all entries with the data from FormData. Maybe it should take a dictionary to indicate whether unaffected items should be cleared or retained.