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From "Rahul Akolkar" <>
Subject Re: [SCXML] Using the markup language to produce state charts in Windows XP/Explorer Client-side?
Date Wed, 16 Aug 2006 20:30:22 GMT
On 8/16/06, Mike Sparr - <> wrote:
> Hello Talmage,
> For the functionality you describe you could leverage the library to parse
> the SCXML document, then write a program that graphically represents the
> model (likely an Applet or SVG).  This is overkill for that purpose it
> seems.  The markup is more intended for functionality and not presentation
> like HTML.

HTML, yes, but SCXML definitely has a candidate place in XHTML > 2.0
(profiles) and compound documents thereof. Check out this backplane
note on rich web applications [1] (and particularly, search for the
String SCXML).



> It sounds as though you're looking for a CASE or UML modeling tool instead.
> Commons SCXML essentially models the W3C specification in the form of XML
> but you would have to program in functionality to perform something like
> that.  You're likely better of with an Eclipse IDE plug-in to create your
> charts, export as graphic and include in your HTML pages.
> See:
> SCXML is designed to provide an abstraction between VoiceXML and CCXML which
> were embedding flow control elements, etc.  If you read the documentation on
> W3C and the Voice Browser working group it describes further - eventually
> leading to VoiceXML 3, etc.
> Hope that helps!
> Mike

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