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From "Rahul Akolkar" <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [SCXML] Using the markup language to produce state charts in Windows XP/Explorer Client-side?
Date Wed, 16 Aug 2006 20:36:26 GMT
On 8/16/06, Talmage Wesley <twesley@visual-ii.com> wrote:
>
> Mike
>
> I was looking at it as a presentation based language
> like HTML.
>
<snip/>

It is a generic controller notation (that can indeed manipulate the
presentation layer in a compound document -- but we are far from
widespread native support in UAs).

-Rahul


> Thanks!
>
> Talmage
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Sparr - www.goomzee.com [mailto:mike@goomzee.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2006 2:51 PM
> To: Jakarta Commons Users List
> Subject: Re: [SCXML] Using the markup language to produce state charts
> in Windows XP/Explorer Client-side?
>
>
> 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.
>
> 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: http://www.objectsbydesign.com/tools/umltools_byPrice.html
>
> 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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