Form manager should support RFC 3106 (form field names for ecommerce)

RESOLVED INVALID

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Toolkit
Form Manager
P3
enhancement
RESOLVED INVALID
16 years ago
9 years ago

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(Reporter: gerv, Unassigned)

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({helpwanted})

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RFC 2706 defines special form field names for certain types of data - e.g. 
Name:            ship-to middle name   
Form field name: Ecom_ShipTo_Postal_Name_Middle 

I'm not sure what mechanism Form Manager currently uses to decide which data to
put in which box when prefilling forms, but Form Manager should acquire data for
each of these data types, and use it to prefill forms which have the correct
field names. This RFC and Form Manager are tailor-made for each other.

CCing some of the mozilla/browser project, in case they are interested in
implementing this.

Gerv

Updated

16 years ago
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla1.1alpha

Updated

16 years ago
Status: NEW → ASSIGNED
Priority: -- → P3
Target Milestone: mozilla1.1alpha → mozilla1.2alpha

Updated

16 years ago
Target Milestone: mozilla1.2alpha → mozilla1.3alpha
cc'ing hewitt for no reason at all
This seems like a great project for someone who's learning to hack Mozilla.
Assignee: morse → dveditz
Status: ASSIGNED → NEW
Keywords: helpwanted
Target Milestone: mozilla1.3alpha → Future

Comment 3

15 years ago
RFC 2706 seems to be obsolete and RFC 3106 the currently valid one. Also, RFC
3505 is worth a look.
Summary: Form manager should support RFC 2706 (form field names for ecommerce) → Form manager should support RFC 3106 (form field names for ecommerce)

Comment 4

14 years ago
See Comment 2 , Status Whiteboard: [good first bug] ?
Assignee: dveditz → nobody
Filter on "Nobody_NScomTLD_20080620"
QA Contact: tpreston → form-manager

Updated

10 years ago
Component: Form Manager → Form Manager
Product: Core → Toolkit
QA Contact: form-manager → form.manager
Target Milestone: Future → ---
Version: Trunk → unspecified
The old/complex suite form manager UI is gone, so there's no longer a need to support specific types of field names. Firefox's current form autocomplete will work fine with these fields as-is.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
dolske: this bug is about the idea that the Form Manager should know e.g. your home address (because you entered it in some config panel), and then when fields appear marked as "home address" fields, it should automatically prefill them without the need for user interaction. I've not seen Firefox do that; are you saying it can?

Gerv
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