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RE: How XForms can be used for Paper output.

From: Micah Dubinko <MDubinko@cardiff.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 11:21:24 -0800
Message-ID: <BE47764CFF7D0549B1163F849BC6A8D1244722@csmail.cardiff.com>
To: www-forms@w3.org
Cc: "'Aswad_Rehan@elixir.com'" <Aswad_Rehan@elixir.com>
Cardiff is quite interested in paper processing, given our product line.
Xerox also has some good ideas for paper processes.

The general idea is that a piece of paper and a writing instrument (with
suitable character recognition/scanning on the back end) is a lightweight
user interface forms--one that most people have experience with!

Some form controls (think submit button) don't make sense on paper, but by
defining abstractions, most have a convenient analog on the printed page.

It's also easy to imagine document reader software supporting XForms,
including print, scan, etc.

.micah

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Sent: Monday, March 26, 2001 2:32 AM
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Subject: How XForms can be used for Paper output.


The following paragraph appears
http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Forms/
"XForms" is W3C's name for a specification of Web forms that can be used
with a wide variety of platforms including desktop computers, hand helds,
information appliances, and even paper. Part of the HTML Activity, XForms
started life as a subgroup of the HTML Working Group, but has now been spun
off as an independent Working Group.
Can anbody shed some light that how it is intended for paper output.
Received on Monday, 26 March 2001 14:25:26 GMT

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