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RE: Some questions about dialogs

From: Klotz, Leigh <Leigh.Klotz@xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2009 11:47:46 -0700
Message-ID: <E254B0A7E0268949ABFE5EA97B7D0CF4080BEB39@USA7061MS01.na.xerox.net>
To: "Erik Bruchez" <ebruchez@orbeon.com>, "Forms WG" <public-forms@w3.org>
I think we should not be narrowly focused when adding language features, and it's quite likely that people will use modeless dialogs as containers for interactive content.
Leigh. 

-----Original Message-----
From: public-forms-request@w3.org [mailto:public-forms-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Erik Bruchez
Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 8:21 PM
To: Forms WG
Subject: Re: Some questions about dialogs

You mean using dialogs as portlets? I am not sure that's very compatible with their intent.

-Erik

On Jun 23, 2009, at 11:39 AM, Klotz, Leigh wrote:

> I agree on not adding complexity before we know more but I'd hestitate 
> to say that multiple dialog instantiations would be rare.
> We may find them as useful as portlets.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-forms-request@w3.org [mailto:public-forms- 
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Erik Bruchez
> Sent: Saturday, June 20, 2009 10:40 AM
> To: Forms WG
> Subject: Re: Some questions about dialogs
>
> Nick  / all,
>
>> Until we know better how we will handle components I will write the 
>> text so that only one instance of a dialog can be open at once.
>
> I also think now that it is better not to add all that complexity to 
> the specification and implementation, for a feature which will be used 
> only very rarely.
>
> Further, we are not closing the door to supporting this in the future 
> if really needed.
>
> -Erik
>
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