Request for comments: Sorting fields in signature generation

Marius Scurtescu marius at
Wed Sep 27 19:08:29 UTC 2006

On 27-Sep-06, at 11:10 AM, Johannes Ernst wrote:

> On Sep 27, 2006, at 9:48, Granqvist, Hans wrote:
>> Johannes, just to clarify, are you against allowing
>> multiple same-name params?
> I don't like multi-valued fields, because in my experience, it is a  
> slippery slope that usually leads somewhere one does not want to  
> end up. It tends to go like this:

Multi-valued fields represent lists. Lists are very useful data  
structures, and yes, lists can be misused/abused.

It is quite common (and natural) to use multi-valued fields for check  
boxes and multi select list boxes.


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