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Re: [XFORM][CALL FOR] XForms Tutorial/Introduction

From: <AndrewWatt2001@aol.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2001 08:01:08 EDT
Message-ID: <18.b7ab178.28102d84@aol.com>
To: MDubinko@cardiff.com, www-forms@w3.org
In a message dated 18/04/01 20:44:54 GMT Daylight Time, MDubinko@cardiff.com 
writes:


> Does the material released at [1] meet your needs? Continued development of
> this tutorial is possible if there's sufficient interest.
> 
> [1]
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-forms/2001Apr/0019.html
> 

Micah,

I would encourage you and/or colleagues to develop this introductory tutorial 
further.

An introductory tutorial is invaluable in helping newcomers to a topic to 
grasp the essentials. The W3C Schema Working Group produced an excellent Part 
0 to the specification. XForms doesn't strike me as being as complex as W3C 
XML Schema but an introductory tutorial is a very positive development.

I would like to see the XForms group produce something comparable to Part 0 
of XML Schema, as appropriate to the subject matter at hand.

It would be a positive development to see the tutorial gaining some official 
(if non-normative) status. If W3C working groups improve communication with 
ordinary developers/users by techniques such as these then it is likely to 
significantly assist adoption of XForms and other important innovative 
technologies.

So go for it! :)

Regards

Andrew Watt
Received on Thursday, 19 April 2001 08:01:29 GMT

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