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February 22, 2006, 3:04 am
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on mobile / handheld devices. I foresee no problem with doing that, except
for one specific necessity that does not seem to be addressed. I need to
send commands to the server through a URL when the user clicks an image,
To my knowledge, there are several ways to do this in traditional HTML.
1. Create a frameset (with one frame set to a height of zero to be
invisible), or iframe. <a href="http://example.com/cgi?do=action "
target="zeroframe"> would easily do that.
Neither of these techniques seem to be possible in XHTML Basic, as
specifically says frames are not part of it.
I understand that it is intended to be a modular specification, but is there
any way to perform this action while still remaining within the confines of
Thank you for your time,
Re: XHTML Basic / targets
Use a link / use a form:
<a href="http://example.com/cgi?do=action ">...</a>
<form action="http://example.com/cgi ">
<input type="hidden" name="do" value="action" />
<input type="submit" />
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