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Re: XHTML/XForms limits "preview submission" idiom

From: Karl O . Pinc <kop@meme.com>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 11:37:10 -0500
To: Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer <schnitz@mozquito.com>
Cc: www-forms@w3.org
Message-id: <20020520113710.Y1759@mofo.meme.com>
On 2002.05.20 10:19 Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer wrote:

> The only exception here is the file upload widget, because
> the user agent (browser) can assume that this has been
> done by the user himself explicitly.

It's not as if there arn't plenty of applications that repeatedly
upload the same file.  It's in everybody's interest to do so.
The programmer and his manager benefit because the code is cleaner
and easier to maintain.  Information is delivered to the server
that's more accurate, as the user interface is cleaner.  The
company dosen't care if a single application uses a little
extra bandwidth.  Even the user benefits because using the web,
even with repeated uploads, is still faster than snail-mail.
The network is the only loser.  (BTW, www-html@w3.org just pointed
out to me that it's optional that the upload widget accept
an initial value from the server.  So these apps may not
always work.  But they do work now, which is all anybody cares
about.)

Well, that about beats this subject to death.  Thanks for your
help.  
Karl <kop@meme.com>
Received on Monday, 20 May 2002 12:29:53 GMT

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