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RE: Your help is needed to better define XForms Basic

From: <tvraman@almaden.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 6 May 2002 10:27:26 -0700
Message-ID: <15574.48382.807345.356422@bubbles.almaden.ibm.com>
To: Art.Barstow@nokia.com
Cc: <MDubinko@cardiff.com>, <www-forms@w3.org>

up.upload does not assume a filesystem --
a digital camera that does an upload need not have a filesystem--
and no where do we assume such a pre-condition.

would you like "file" to be renamed to be "system entity":?:-)
Art.Barstow@nokia.com writes:
 > Micah,
 > 
 > Regarding:
 > 
 >  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-forms/2002Apr/0021.html
 > 
 > this proposal is a reasonable start but it does not address 
 > a fundamental problem with XForms - it's lack of feature-based 
 > layer/modularization (e.g. it does not define a core layer of 
 > functionality and additional layers of functionality on top).
 > What is the WG position on such layering?
 > 
 > Besides ease of implementation did the Task Force consider other 
 > factors that affect mobile devices (e.g. minimizing OTA transmission)?
 > 
 > With respect to the proposal, some additional XForms features that 
 > do not seem critical for a Basic layer are: controls that assume a 
 > file system (e.g. filename, upload); Schema Constraints (section 
 > 6.2); P3P.
 > 
 > Will this proposal be included in the next Working Draft of XForms?
 > 
 > Regards,
 > 
 > Art Barstow
 > ---
 > 

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--raman
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