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Re: How to POST in XML format
- From: Matt Sergeant <email@example.com>
- To: hector santos <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2001 00:09:42 +0100 (BST)
On Fri, 8 Jun 2001, hector santos wrote:
> I am new to XML/SOAP.
> I am missing one point about HTML FORM POSTing and that is how
> to post the data in form controls in XML and/or SOAP format.
> From my readings, I am getting the idea that:
> a) you could use a proxy or middleware whichs reformats the
> data into XML/SOAP before sending to a seerver, and
> b) you can also use the FORM type="text/xml" attribute
> using the "browser" built-in XML support.
There is no such *standard* as (b) yet. I don't know for sure but maybe IE
6 implements this sort of thing, but I wouldn't take it as set in stone,
or likely to be implemented anywhere else soon.
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