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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 01 May 2007 20:06:28 +0200
To: "John Boyer" <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.trntw2rb64w2qv@id-c0020>

On Tue, 01 May 2007 17:06:18 +0200, John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com> wrote:
> I think the biggest complaint is not wanting to use well-formed XML.  
> Well, the new forms technology is supposed to cover that.  The XML  
> serialization
> is called XForms transitional, but there should be a tag soup variety.
> It's the tags and their meaning that we want to be consistent regardless
> of minor lexical variations.

The biggest complaint is it not improving upon existing the forms  
technology (HTML4, DOM2HTML). I don't think it has much to do with syntax.


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