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Re: Using XSL-T to convert XForm to HTML: Impossible?

From: John Messing <jmessing@law-on-line.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2000 05:57:25 -0700
Message-ID: <005201c02e02$a6e3e7a0$c626c5a9@lawonline>
To: "Mukund Balasubramanian" <mukund@cs.stanford.edu>, "Dave Raggett" <dsr@w3.org>, <www-forms@w3.org>
A third approach is to export form fields and map them from a pdf fill-in
form to the XML data model at the server.

> Dave Raggett wrote:
>
> > On Fri, 22 Sep 2000, Simon Brooke wrote:
> >
> > > On Fri, 22 Sep 2000, you wrote:
> > > > Hi Simon
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > >
> > > > > There is, in effect, no migration path.
> > > >
> > > > Afaik they plan to support legacy devices (current browser) using
> > > > JavaApplet-Technology.
> > >
> > > That's what I feared.
> >
> > The XForms working group is interested in migration paths, and in
> > ways to allow existing browsers to work with XForms in some manner.
> > One approach is for the server to map HTML forms data submitted by
> > an existing HTML browser, into XML data based upon a data model held
> > at the server. Another is to compile an XHTML+XForms page into
> > HTML+JavaScript and to exploit Dynamic HTML.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > -- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
> > tel/fax: +44 122 578 3011 (or 2521) +44 778 532 0444 (mobile)
> > World Wide Web Consortium (on assignment from HP Labs)
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 4 October 2000 08:40:10 GMT

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