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

From: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 08:30:07 -0700
To: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org, public-html-request@w3.org
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Explain why this doesn't work for you:

Axiom: Non-programmers will make more errors on programming tasks than 
programmers
Theorem: Declarative representations reduce bugs
Proof: Spreadsheets. QED

John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
STSM: Lotus Forms Architect and Researcher
Chair, W3C Forms Working Group
Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
IBM Victoria Software Lab
E-Mail: boyerj@ca.ibm.com 

Blog: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/blogs/page/JohnBoyer





James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk> 
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05/01/2007 02:50 AM

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







Dave Raggett wrote:

> reduction in bugs through the use of declarative representations versus 
> procedural code. 

This keeps being brought up. Is there a citation to the relevant research 
that I 
can access?

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