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From "Antonio Gallardo" <>
Subject Re: Woody and user help....
Date Wed, 16 Jul 2003 03:41:33 GMT
Tony Collen dijo:
> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>> Tony Collen dijo:
>>>Well, call me a luddite but I'm not a huge fan of the DHTML... what's
>>> wrong with slapping help info in an alt tag?
>> It depends, DHTML with Javascript helps to make some validations for
>> users before send the page back to the server. DHTML allow to add some
>> nice features like interactives drop down menus and popup contextual
>> help. This kind of interaction is what a user has in a traditional fat
>> client.
>> I think there is no way back. Of course if we dont want, we can not
>> use DHTML at all. But this is up to us. Blocking a feature is not the
>> answer. In that case a <wd:help> tag must exist for every field and
>> maybe at form level.
>> Contextual help in a web application is a MUST. This is why I think
>> woody must have a optional tag help. If you want to use it or not ot
>> depedends of the user. The form how we will render it in HTML or WML
>> depends of us.
>> I would suggest to add <wd:help>. Also JXForms already has it.
> erp, what I meant to say was misunderstood.

No, I already uderstand you. :)
What I tried to explain is what you resumed below.

> I'm all for a "help" tag, I'm just not for hardcoding how it ends up
> appearing (DHTML).

The last transformation woody2html depend of us. This can be easily

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo.

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