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From Stefano Mazzocchi <>
Subject Re: XMLForm/Flow ops
Date Wed, 26 Feb 2003 11:17:17 GMT
Thor Heinrichs-Wolpert wrote:
> I haven't had a clean build to try this stuff with, but I'm looking for 
> some pointers.
> A common flow in many of the applications I've built for trading, 
> geo-science, health sciences, FM, GIS, MM, etc. a user is looking to 
> manage or to get detailed information on a subject.
> They:
> a. Enter what they know about the subject
> b. if they get a unique match, display the info/management page
> c. if the result is not unique, provide a list of matches
> d. user selects from the list of matches and then displays the 
> info/management page
> Right now this determination is in my XMLForms (although iterating 
> across an XML doc is a prob).  Would this be something that the 
> flowscript should be tasked with? 

yes, my vision is that flow will control all transitions between stages 
(also called screens, stages or, improperly, webapp pages).

> Can I use the flowscript to make the 
> page transitions something that can be described in the sitemap?

I don't parse this. Can you give more info on what you want?

Stefano Mazzocchi                               <>
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