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XForms 1.0 PR - 2 What is a "form"?

From: <AndrewWatt2001@aol.com>
Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2003 04:41:31 EDT
Message-ID: <12a.30a33aa7.2c830ebb@aol.com>
To: www-forms-editor@w3.org
In chapter 2 of the XForms PR claims are made about a form but the notion of 
a "form" in XForms is left undefined. This omission is, in my view, 
substandard and unacceptable.

Since claims are made about assumed improvements made in XForms forms the 
term "form" should be defined.

For example, it is claimed that XForms "eases reuse of forms". Without 
knowing what the WG means by a "form" in the context of XForms this is essentially 
Humpty Dumpty land - "Form means what I want it to mean. No more and no less.". 
In a W3C specification such vagueness is, in my view, unacceptable.

Andrew Watt
XHTML 2.0 - The W3C Leading the Web to its full potential ... to implement 
yesterday's technology tomorrow
Received on Sunday, 31 August 2003 04:41:35 UTC

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