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From Joerg Heinicke <joerg.heini...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: [lazy vote] cforms request processing
Date Wed, 03 Nov 2004 15:52:36 GMT
On 03.11.2004 00:21, Sylvain Wallez wrote:

>> As I told before I am not sure. I really want to see what the other 
>> people
>> will said here. I also already saw that Sylvain voted +1 for the changes.
>> But I am not sure if this is correct or not. That is all.
> 
> Yes, I'm +1. Or +10, +100 and even +1000 :-)
> 
> This issue has raised a number of questions from users seeing some 
> fields unexpectedly loosing their values, and has been discussed at length.
> 
> The only visible change, as stated by Tim, is the need for boolean 
> fields to be accompanied by a "presence notifier" input, whose purpose 
> is to indicate that a boolean field is present in the form. This is 
> required to circumvent the fact that HTML sends nothing for an unchecked 
> checkbox, and therefore doesn't allow to know if the chekbox is present 
> but unchecked, or is absent in the page.
> 
> This has absolutely no impact on the fact that only widgets present in 
> the form read request parameters, and that therefore no one can input 
> value that doesn't match a widget.

Exactly, I see no possible negative consequences besides the additional 
"presence notifiers" as Sylvain called them.

So +1 from here too.

Joerg

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