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RE: Yahoo! introduces mobile XForms

From: Dharmesh Mistry <Dharmesh.Mistry@edgeipk.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2008 15:17:42 -0000
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To: "Erik Bruchez" <ebruchez@orbeon.com>, "Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: <public-forms@w3.org>, <www-forms@w3.org>
does this mean anything developed in "Blueprint" can be rendered in a standard xForms plug-in or just that they have "borrowed xForms constructs" ?
 
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From: www-forms-request@w3.org on behalf of Erik Bruchez
Sent: Tue 1/8/2008 3:05 PM
To: Steven Pemberton
Cc: public-forms@w3.org; www-forms@w3.org
Subject: Re: Yahoo! introduces mobile XForms




Here is the Yahoo! page of interest for developers:

   http://us.beta.mobile.yahoo.com/developers

And here is one of the interesting bits from the doc:

"Mobile Widgets support forms that allow users to send information 
back to a server. The language is based on XForms, which is more 
versatile
than the HTML forms many developers are familiar with."

You go Yahoo! ;-)

-Erik

On Jan 8, 2008, at 2:43 PM, Steven Pemberton wrote:

>
> "Admittedly, their marketing folks wouldn't describe it that way, 
> but essentially that's what was announced today. (documentation in 
> PDF format, closely related to what-used-to-be Konfabulator tech) 
> The press release talks about reaching "billions" of mobile 
> consumers; even if you don't put too much emphasis on press releases 
> (you shouldn't) it's still talking about serious use of and 
> commitment to XForms technology."
>
> http://dubinko.info/blog/2008/01/07/yahoo-introduces-mobile-xforms/
>

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