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Re: ACTION NEEDED ((Erik, Uli): Better Examples for Insert and Delete

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2007 15:15:13 +0200
Message-ID: <46F3C3E1.6010209@orbeon.com>
To: Ulrich Nicolas Lissť <unl@dreamlab.net>
CC: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>, "Forms WG (new)" <public-forms@w3.org>

Uli,

Please let me know if you need my help on this.

-Erik

Ulrich Nicolas Lissť wrote:
> John,
> 
> I agree that we urgently need some action here. I will start with that
> next monday or tuesday, so hopefully I can present something worth
> considering on the telecon.
> 
> Basically, the idea is to let the common operations be more like
> operations found in a hierarchical file-system (create, copy, move,
> replace, remove), rather than being DOM-oriented. I hope this turns out
> to be useful for both the XForms 1.1 examples and XForms 1.2
> ease-of-authoring.
> 
> Regards,
> Uli.
> 
> PS: I noticed too that the bug tracker is choking on special characters.
> It's quite disconcerting that a bug tracker itself is that buggy.
> 
> John Boyer wrote:
>> We had hoped to get some time on this during the face to face meeting,
>> but the last call issues proved too time consuming (though I would
>> characterize our progress as outstanding).
>>
>> This still leaves us in a precarious position of needing to have the
>> spec ready for CR transition before the publication moratorium that will
>> precede the tech plenary.  I need you, Erik and Uli, to help out by
>> creating that table of better examples for insert and delete.
>>
>> The idea is that we need
>>
>> 1) a list of the expected common operations
>> 2) develop the insert/delete calls for those operations
>> 3) a four column table that has the following columns
>>
>> i) operation description
>> ii) starting data
>> iii) insert or delete call
>> iv) ending data
>>
>> These operations will be potential targets for ease-of-authoring actions
>> in XForms 1.2.
>>
>> Starting tomorrow, I need you guys to please please please begin
>> exchanging some email on the list to work out the above, divide up the
>> subtasks and get this done.  We need to have an idea of how long it will
>> take given the "one day a week" commitment you and your organization made.
>>
>> P.S. Uli, it turns out that it is not Lotus Notes that is messing up the
>> accented e at the end of your name, but rather Shane's bug tracker.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
>> STSM: Lotus Forms Architect and Researcher
>> Chair, W3C Forms Working Group
>> Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
>> IBM Victoria Software Lab
>> E-Mail: boyerj@ca.ibm.com  
>>
>> Blog: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/blogs/page/JohnBoyer
>>
> 
> 


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