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

From: <bhopgood@brookes.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 07:51:41 +0100 (BST)
Message-ID: <64095.81.155.127.100.1177656701.squirrel@webmail.brookes.ac.uk>
To: "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

Henri,

That is true but XML includes XHTML and HTML modified by the browser to
behave like XML which is what this group is talking about.

Bob

>
> 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/
>
>
>
>
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