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RE: Forms Share Feelings (was: RE: Life must go on...)

From: Luz, Antonio <ALuz@StudentInsurance.net>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 09:55:07 -0500
Message-ID: <91C1CFA309ECD111B6A4006008C82C1303570ACD@SIDCRE00>
To: "'Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer'" <schnitz@mozquito.com>, www-forms@w3.org
Cc: Roberto Torres <rob_torres29@hotmail.com>
Sebastian, Roberto and all:
 This is wonderful teamwork again
XML  teamspirit is beyond words and description..
God bless all of you.
Amen.
Tony
Antonio Luz
UCI - SID
ALuz@StudentInsurance.net
800-767-0700 ext.6613 
Fax 800-506-9278





> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer 
> Sent:	Friday, September 14, 2001 9:53 AM
> To:	www-forms@w3.org
> Cc:	Roberto Torres
> Subject:	Forms Share Feelings (was: RE: Life must go on...)
> 
> Roberto, all,
> 
> well said. I have created an XForm, perhaps
> the first true XForms application, which
> for the first time submits and saves the XML 
> back on the server. I have now created an
> interactive message board for us all to share
> our feelings. Since our feelings are saved in
> XML and no proprietary format, we can be sure
> that future generations can still access the
> data and understand and learn from the tradegy
> we experience today.
> 
> This step in technology is an improvement to 
> chain emails that simply drive the internet down 
> and get lost at some time in the future. It should
> fulfill us all with deep satisfaction that this 
> can be done now after several years of hard work.
> 
> The XForm lies at:
> http://solutions.mozquito.com/forms/share/feelings.xhtml
> 
> The XML where our messages, thoughts and feelings
> for the future are kept is at:
> http://solutions.mozquito.com/forms/share/feelings.xml
> 
> With the public FTP access you can get to the 
> source of the XHTML file under the /share 
> directory. Please use this message board or
> create your own XML message board(s). Feel free to 
> distribute the knowledge of creating such XML 
> message boards to anyone in the entire world who
> needs it.
> 
> To use the public FTP server the access is:
> 	host name:  solutions.mozquito.com
> 	username:	forms
> 	password:	www
> 	www access:	http://solutions.mozquito.com/www-forms/
> 
> Roberto Torres had it right when he said:
> "We can keep the truth from being shut out."
> 
> In service to the free world,
> 
> - Sebastian
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Roberto Torres [mailto:rob_torres29@hotmail.com]
> > Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 6:35 PM
> > To: Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer; www-forms@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: Life must go on...
> > 
> > 
> > To All,
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >                     Normally I don't talk much on this forum, 
> > I prefer to
> > watch, listen, learn from a dark corner somewhere:), but in 
> > this case I have
> > to say something. Sebastian is right, at this most critical 
> > of times our
> > country,USA (for those of you who are Americans like me) 
> > needs us to be
> > there. To continue building and strengthening the WWW. The 
> > world needs us to
> > be there for the same reasons. Why? Because we can keep the flow of
> > information going. We can keep the truth from being shut out. 
> > Am I putting
> > too much importance on our roles in life? No. As always, we 
> > the technically
> > gifted have been put to the back of our societies' minds. An 
> > after thought,
> > if you will, under appreciated and underpaid, yet we continue 
> > to do what we
> > do, not for gains materially, but for ourselves. In the 
> > process we have
> > become the very guardians of the net, of the thousands of 
> > corporate and
> > private networks all over the world. We are our own society, 
> > and our own
> > state. We are the community of the net and we are global. 
> > That said, this
> > event hurt us as well. We lost many guardians in that act of 
> > cowardice, many
> > talented and knowledgeable fellow geeks who were or are still 
> > trapped in
> > those towers. So like everyone else we have felt the loss.
> > 
> >                 We must rise to the occasion and continue our 
> > duties, to
> > show these cowards that not only are we still alive and 
> > thriving, but that
> > we are also the worst enemy they could have made. We who 
> > distribute truth,
> > we who manage and maintain information. We who program and 
> > develop software
> > that will not forget these tragedies. Do I feel strongly 
> > about this? Yes I
> > do, and I have been tempted to, for the first time ever, to 
> > cross a line
> > that I have protected for a long time. To raid their systems and cause
> > chaos, but that will not crush them, nor will it stop them. 
> > It will only
> > cause them to find more low tech ways of doing their crimes. 
> > Instead I chose
> > to fight the only way I know how, I shall distribute truth, 
> > information, and
> > I shall do my most humble of parts, to ensure that the WWW 
> > continues to grow
> > and grow until there is nowhere these people can hide.
> > 
> > My Rant, sorry for the book.
> > RDT
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer" <schnitz@mozquito.com>
> > To: <www-forms@w3.org>
> > Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 6:04 AM
> > Subject: Life must go on...
> > 
> > 
> > > Dear Friends and fellow Humans,
> > >
> > > the recent events make it hard to continue our
> > > daily businesses. After many moments of sadness
> > > shock, anger and hatred, we must realize that the
> > > discontinuation of our efforts towards creating an
> > > open, liberal and unselfish world would give those
> > > cowards exactly what they wanted.
> > >
> > > The W3C is a manifestation of the world those
> > > cowards wanted to destroy. The W3C is an
> > > international forum where the entire IT industry
> > > meets to collectively work together to improve
> > > the state of the world for all of us. The mission
> > > and spirit Tim Berners-Lee gave to all of us, to
> > > lead the Web to its full potential, never has been
> > > more true and important than today. The Web and XML
> > > are the products of this spirit, a manifestation of
> > > these core values of liberty and freedom melted into
> > > software.
> > >
> > > What the World Trade Center is for international
> > > trade and commerce, the W3C is for the IT industry,
> > > fueling international trade and commerce.
> > >
> > > That is why we must continue to build the XML
> > > cathedral. It is our responsibility to create the
> > > technical infrastructure, the wiring and plumbing
> > > of a globalized, liberal and peaceful world. The
> > > world needs us, now more than ever. This gives us
> > > the strength to continue our mission and to lead
> > > the World Wide Web to its full potential.
> > >
> > > God bless you,
> > >
> > > Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer
> > >
> > >
> > 
Received on Friday, 14 September 2001 10:58:22 GMT

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