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From Bruno Dumon <>
Subject Re: Is somebody using JXforms?
Date Fri, 07 Nov 2003 17:01:18 GMT
On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 15:02, Carmona Perez, David wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was a previous user of XMLForms and find it is deprecated and in
> addition my old code doesn't work well (it doesn't set form data).
> On the other hand, Woody seems promising, but is still under
> development and unfinished.  

Looking from the positive side, the fact that it's unfinished has the
advantage that you can influence where it's going by providing feedback
or patches.

> Are there any people using Woody successfully in real apps, apart from
> demos?

Yes there are, including Cocoon committers, so it should be a safe

> In addition, it seems that nobody is using JXForms, I don't see any
> activity on it.  Am I right?  
> JXForms is quite similar to XMLForms and would make an easy migration
> path. Does it work ok?

I hardly know anything about XMLForms/JXForms but I've seen messages go
by about problems with boolean fields in JXForms. In general I guess
XMLForms is more stable since it has had more usage, so if you're
already using that I think it's better to stick to that. Or "upgrade" to
Woody ;-)

Bruno Dumon                   
Outerthought - Open Source, Java & XML Competence Support Center                

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