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Proposal: XForms Infoset model

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2008 11:02:55 -0800
Message-ID: <18339.27871.466234.343417@retriever.corp.google.com>
To: unl@dreamlab.net, ?=@google.com
Cc: public-forms@w3.org

please dont do this.
non-xml serialization is nice, but neither the XML Infoset -- or
the weighty model of WS* specs are things I'd recommend for a
technology that wants to win on the Web.

Ulrich Nicolas Lissť <unl@dreamlab.net> writes:
 > 
 > All,
 > 
 > I'd like to propose a rather substantial change to how the spec is 
 > written: Like some other W3C specs (e.g. WSDL 2.0 [1]), we should 
 > consider to define all XForms elements and attributes in terms of an XML 
 > Infoset [2] model. Although this would cause a lot of work I see advantages:
 > 
 > 1. We could allow non-XML serializations/representations of documents 
 > containing XForms mark-up. This might be handy especially for XForms 1.2.
 > 
 > 2. We could define an abstract component model for XForms, which might 
 > be attracting to implementors. Furthermore, it would be easier to define 
 > processing models for certain components or modules which have different 
 > representations, e.g. submission's attributes on send/submit.
 > 
 > What do you think?
 > 
 > Regards,
 > Uli.
 > 
 > [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/REC-wsdl20-20070626/
 > [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-xml-infoset-20040204/
 > -- 
 > Ulrich Nicolas Lissť

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