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From Christopher Oliver <res1c...@verizon.net>
Subject Re: [RT] XMLForm
Date Mon, 26 May 2003 18:32:57 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

>on 5/25/03 2:30 PM Christopher Oliver wrote:
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>>I received a private communication from Ivelin suggesting to replace the 
>>XMLForm block with the JXForms implementation in the scratchpad, 
>>incorporating features he added in his xmlform.org code for the 2.1 release.
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>Sounds like a very nice thing.
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>>I think this is a good idea as it will eliminate the fork, however I 
>>think a discussion about the design and future development of this form 
>>framework (and others) is needed.
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>True. At the same time, in the past, I've seen lot's of disagreement on
>how a form package should work, so my gut feeling is that we should just
>polish the current most-welcomed form-handling package (which seems to
>be jxform, from where I stand) and let the evolution of the package take
>place.
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I see your point.

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>>In addition, it seems quite awkward to incorporate an XMLForm form into 
>>a larger application. For example, in the petstore sample, Leo had to 
>>merge the XMLForm stylesheets as special cases in the main application 
>>stylesheet. I attempted to improve this in JXForms, but I think it needs 
>>the attention of someone with more expertise than I have.
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>Expertise in what? xslt?
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Yep.



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