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Re: My position on Web Forms 2.0 and the future of XForms

From: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>
Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2006 15:02:58 -0400
Message-ID: <44F883E2.1020402@earthlink.net>
To: Mihai Sucan <mihai.sucan@gmail.com>
CC: public-appformats@w3.org

Mihai Sucan wrote:
> I agree with your position.

   Good to know I'm not alone.

> Just two comments:
> 
> Le Fri, 01 Sep 2006 14:12:14 +0300, Matthew Raymond  
> <mattraymond@earthlink.net> a écrit:
>> 2) Web Forms 2.0 will likely be implemented on most if not all major
>> browsers within a few of years. (In fact, Opera already has at least
>> some support, and Mozilla has already begun implementation.)
> 
> AFAIK, Opera has complete support for WF2. It's experimental, but  
> complete, and, of course, there's room for improvement.

  Okay. I thought as much, but I wasn't sure.

>> 2) DHTML implementations of the current XForms would need less code and
>> would run faster when built on top of WF2.
> 
> XBL2 could also be used for implementating XForms and it would run even  
> faster on top of WF2.

   XBL 2.0 would only be used for the binding. The actual implementation
bound to the elements would be DHTML + WF2.
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