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From Sylvain Wallez <sylv...@apache.org>
Subject Re: CForms and XHTML
Date Fri, 13 May 2005 12:19:20 GMT
Ugo Cei wrote:

> I did some tests and this is what I came up with:
>
> The main problem seems to be that the browser is confused by empty 
> <script /> tags. This is easily fixed by something like:
>
> <script src="...">
>   <xsl:comment> filler </xsl:comment>
> </script>
>
> in the CForms sample stylesheets.
>
> Then you have to have HTML elements in the XHTML namespace 
> (http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml), or you'll see a blank page. This also 
> means that the stylesheets must be modified to react on 
> namespace-qualified "head" and "body" elements.
>
> Once you've done this, the form can be seen and works ... mostly.
>
> What does not work now are popup calendars and the HtmlArea widget :(
>
> Assuming I can fix them, this will be for Firefox only, since I don't 
> have a windows machine for testing with IE.
>
> Frankly, I'm thinking about switching back to HTML.


Why? Because it's too much work?

My impression is that once we have an xhtml-compliant CForms, it will be 
easier to have it run on HTML browsers.

Sylvain

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Sylvain Wallez                        Anyware Technologies
http://apache.org/~sylvain            http://anyware-tech.com
Apache Software Foundation Member     Research & Technology Director


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