On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 15:54, Markus Kemmerling
<markus.kemmerl...@meduniwien.ac.at> wrote:
> By default z3c.form sets the form content type to 'multipart/form-data' (the 
> default value of IInputForm['enctype']). According to 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/interact/forms.html#h-17.13.4 this MIME type 
> "should be used for submitting forms that contain files, non-ASCII data, and 
> binary data." Shouldn't the default value rather be set to the default 
> content type of HTML forms, i.e. 'application/x-www-form-urlencoded'?

The majority of forms use Unicode widgets, so this falls under the
heading of non-ASCII data. Also, it'd be almost impossible to
auto-detect when binary data will be handled by the form, unless you
start introspecting widget output, so the default looks entirely sane
to me.

Martijn Pieters
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