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From "Graaf, Edgar de (fin)" <Edgar.de.Gr...@ordina.nl>
Subject RE: [FORMS] XForms Engine
Date Thu, 11 Apr 2002 15:05:59 GMT
The main advantages are of course type checking and that it creates the xml.
But it might also be handy to place components on a form with the use of
X,Y, Width, Height. Now you can do it with style= but that is not so nice.
Mozquito also had the possibility to use a external xml. It might be handy
to (with reloading this time?) browse a XML with a form. 

O yes look for Nanowork(s?) XForms.


-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
Van: Steven Noels [mailto:stevenn@outerthought.org]
Verzonden: donderdag 11 april 2002 16:44
Aan: cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org
Onderwerp: RE: [FORMS] XForms Engine


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Graaf, Edgar de (fin) [mailto:Edgar.de.Graaf@ordina.nl]
> Sent: donderdag 11 april 2002 16:37
> To: 'cocoon-dev@xml.apache.org'
> Subject: RE: [FORMS] XForms Engine
>
>
> Sorry a bit late... O yes well positive.
> - I liked the posibility of type checking without the need to reload.
> - Great was to be able to insert and delete xml elements
> without the need to
> reload.
> - Especially: to be able to do calculations without the need
> to reload.
> - No need to create XML from a HTML form myself.
>

... all of this mostly because of the *huge* amount of impossible to
decipher Javascript code sent to the browser, trying to avoid the amount
of roundtrips to a minimum.

I never quite understood how anyone is able to build up such a huge
browser-side Javascript app while remaining browser-independent... or
not?

</Steven>


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