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Re: About the Web Forms 2 proposal -- from a proposed design principles point of view

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 09:56:34 +0300
Message-Id: <E7A6EAFC-6D6F-4E9D-869A-1BAA16BBC608@iki.fi>
Cc: "Matthew Raymond" <mattraymond@earthlink.net>, <public-html@w3.org>
To: "Dailey, David P." <david.dailey@sru.edu>

On Apr 27, 2007, at 05:52, Dailey, David P. wrote:

> Oh my. It looks as though I still don't quite understand that  
> "don't reinvent the wheel" thingy yet. It's gonna take some real  
> practice I can tell.

As far as HTML is concerned, Web Forms 1.0 as defined by HTML 4.01 is  
the wheel. XForms is completely different and, therefore, reinvents  
the wheel as far as HTML is concerned. Web Forms 2.0 upgrades the  
wheel without reinventing it.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Friday, 27 April 2007 06:56:51 UTC

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