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Re: How to POST in XML format
- From: "Thomas B. Passin" <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2001 08:12:54 -0400
> From my readings, I am getting the idea that:
> b) you can also use the FORM type="text/xml" attribute
> using the "browser" built-in XML support.
Not with current standards and browsers. There are non-standard things you
can do if you want to work with Internet Explorer exclusively. Then you
Otherwise, the only way using standard capabilities that you can currently
send xml data from a browser is to include it in a field of a form, which
you then send back to the server (GET or POST, either one). And if you do
that, the browser will url-encode the data and you have to make sure you
remember to unencode it before use.
I guess you could have the browser email the xml, too.
Anything else is for the future, unless you want to create a plugin for the