Fill-out form support

Marc Andreessen (
Sun, 5 Sep 93 04:47:40 -0500

Marc Andreessen writes:
> Pei Y. Wei writes:
> > <LI><INPUT name="toppings" type="check" value="artichoke">Artichoke
> > <LI><INPUT name="toppings" type="check" value="mushroom">Mushroom
> > <LI><INPUT name="toppings" type="check" value="olive">Olive
> > <LI><INPUT name="toppings" type="check" value="pastrami">Pastrami
> Following up my previous note, my suggestions leave unsolved the
> problem of how to represent a situation like the above, where a single
> name can have two or more values. Two possibilities:
> * Multiple name=value pairs with the name repeated each time.
> * A special syntax for representing multiple values; e.g.
> name=value|value|value
> First one probably makes more sense, and parallels Pei's approach.

...........and in fact that's what we just implemented. Fur the
latest on what we're doing for prerelease 3, see:

(It's changed considerably in the last couple of hours...)

Prerelease 3 will probably be released tomorrow (today -- Sunday --
whatever) for people to bang on; lots of things may not completely
work (Gopher, news, bulletproofness, etc.) but lots of things do
(including all the forms stuff detailed in that document).