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Re: Yahoo! introduces mobile XForms

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2008 19:17:34 +0000
Message-Id: <38BCD4CC-F98D-4083-AE16-0B7A4BC873B4@orbeon.com>
To: Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>

All,

Shouldn't we reach to Yahoo! to get them to participate in the Working  
Group? It sounds like they could be great contributors. I won't be in  
tomorrow's call but I suggest putting this on the agenda.

-Erik

On Jan 8, 2008, at 3:52 PM, Charles F Wiecha wrote:

> ...and it seems a good example of an implicit model, who's fields are
> driven by the ref expressions as Steven shows below...Submission,
> therefore, is quite simple, but allowing for future extensions when an
> explicit model is introduced.  It should be an interesting use case  
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> forms task force...Charlie
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>         Steven Pemberton
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>                           Mark Birbeck, Dharmesh Mistry
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> On Tue, 08 Jan 2008 16:35:15 +0100, Mark Birbeck
> <mark.birbeck@formsPlayer.com> wrote:
>> The mark-up is not like XForms at all, so it won't work in an XForms
>> implementation that I know of. And although they say that they have
>> borrowed the XForms binding approach I couldn't find any examples in
>> the documentation.
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> I see several examples, such as:
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>             <input ref="accountNumber">
>               <label>Account Number</label>
>               <hint>Enter your 16-digit account number here.</hint>
>             </input>
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> I see submission, submit, trigger, select1, secret, ...
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> So I think that their markup is really XForms. What I suspect is  
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> gets transformed to the device depending on the device properties (as
> several Mobile XForms systems do).
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> Steven
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