W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-html@w3.org > April 2007

Re: HTML forms, XForms, Web Forms - which and how much?

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 09:45:36 +0300
Message-Id: <C8333707-2149-4AAE-9D06-F707CC170300@iki.fi>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
To: mark.birbeck@x-port.net

On Apr 27, 2007, at 02:44, Mark Birbeck wrote:

> The same goes for XForms. Regardless of whether it has been believed
> or claimed that it was a language that was only for XML host
> languages,

Based on the XForms spec, I still think it is fair to say that XForms  
is *meant* to be used only in XML-based host languages.

> the reality is that it is being used today by lots of
> people, in an environment that is essentially HTML.

Given that XForms proper is already used in text/html (albeit without  
a spec), why is XForms Transitional needed then?

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Friday, 27 April 2007 06:45:47 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 29 September 2014 09:38:43 UTC