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Re: Please construct a task force charter

From: <Nick_Van_den_Bleeken@inventivegroup.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 16:27:11 +0200
To: "Mark Birbeck" <mark.birbeck@formsPlayer.com>
Cc: "Chris Lilley" <chris@w3.org>, karl@w3.org, "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>, "Gregory J. Rosmaita" <oedipus@hicom.net>, public-forms-tf@w3.org, public-forms-tf-request@w3.org, Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl
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Hi,

I'm Nick Van den Bleeken, and my company joined the XForms WG a couple of 
years ago. My company has a product that uses XForms in combination with 
XSL-FO and XHTML.

I'm looking forward to work with you all.

Regards,

Nick Van den Bleeken  -  Research & Development
Inventive Designers
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public-forms-tf-request@w3.org wrote on 08/30/2007 02:36:29 AM:

> 
> Hi Maciej,
> 
> > Is there anybody out there? Could we start by
> > introducing ourselves?
> 
> :)
> 
> I'm Mark Birbeck, and I'm an Invited Expert on the XForms and XHTML 2
> groups. My company develops formsPlayer, an IE plug-in that supports
> XForms, and Sidewinder, a desktop application framework based on web
> technologies.
> 
> My focus within the XForms WG is about to become XForms 1.2, with a
> remit to try to simplify the mark-up as much as possible so that there
> is a smooth route for authors from HTML forms to XForms. The idea is
> not to lose the powerful features that stem from the MVC architecture,
> but to focus on providing abbreviations of the language that make it
> easier to learn.
> 
> I volunteered for this task-force because I thought it would be good
> to see if we could make it so that there is a coherent and logical
> path through all of the W3C's forms languages, ideally one that would
> allow authors to adopt increasingly complex features as they need
> them, without having to throw away what they have learned, or code
> that they have previously written.
> 
> I think this goal is achievable, and I don't think it's going to
> require any of the current forms languages to have to subsume
> themselves to any other. Of course, the proof of the pudding, as they
> say (at least in Britain) is in its eating. :)
> 
> I look forward to working with you all.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Mark
> 
> -- 
>   Mark Birbeck, formsPlayer
> 
>   mark.birbeck@formsPlayer.com | +44 (0) 20 7689 9232
>   http://www.formsPlayer.com | http://internet-apps.blogspot.com
> 
>   standards. innovation.
> 



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