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Re: XForms Input Validation

From: T. V. Raman <tvraman@almaden.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 08:52:39 -0700
Message-ID: <14827.9287.184197.607607@raman.almaden.ibm.com>
To: David Li <david@digitalsesame.com>
Cc: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>, Neil Groves <Neil.Groves@ait.co.uk>, "'www-forms@w3.org'" <www-forms@w3.org>
>>>>> "David" == David Li <david@digitalsesame.com> writes:
Thanks for your input.
Personally I prefer declaraitve solutions to the open
rat-hole of scripting languages --so your input is valuable.

    >> The data type facets are fine for simple constraints,
    >> but we envisage the need for more complex constraints
    >> expressed declaratively via some kind of expression
    >> language. Sometimes even this will be insufficient,
    >> and we envisage a means to call out to locally
    >> executed scripts.

    David> There is a good example called PowerForms in
    David> www.brics.dk/bigwig. It does interdependency
    David> check amount field, a XML declarative language to
    David> express the constraint and generate pretty good
    David> client side Java codes for validation.

    David> David Li DigitalSesame

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