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Reflections from a Swede in Norway.

Here you will find my small graffiti board where I write about things I come to think about.

In my blog, I write about the general unfairness of life, about spam mail, vintage computers, board games, Norwegians, current and not-so-current affairs, technology and whatever else occurs to me — in other words, a glorious mess. All opinion expressed here are of course my own, and all similarities with any living people is of course intentional.

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Cutting edge technology

Published: Thursday 2004-06-10.

I have now started using Web Forms 2.0 on some of my pages, in the comment function for this blog and in the submission form for my “revised Swedish dictionary”. Web Forms 2.0 is an extension to the forms from HTML, which, among other things, makes it possible for the web browser to check that the data entered is formatted correctly, something that you otherwise normally have to implement using JavaScript or similar technologies. The nice thing about Web Forms 2.0 is that they are completely backwards compatible, in browsers without support for the extended attributes you get regular text input fields, just like before.

Now all I have to do is to wait for a web browser to actually implement support for this specification...

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