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RE: Question

From: Mike Kozlowski <mlk@klio.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 16:41:34 -0500 (EST)
To: John Boyer <JBoyer@PureEdge.com>
Cc: Hemant.Desai@patni.com, www-forms@w3.org, Barny Swain <barny.swain@draeger-it.co.uk>
Message-ID: <Pine.NEB.4.51.0302191633240.14428@panix5.panix.com>

On Wed, 19 Feb 2003, John Boyer wrote:

> That being said, I don't see an overwhelming need for Microsoft to ever
> provide direct support for XForms because they already provide cool
> technologies for others to insert custom technologies for which they are
> experts.  For example, it seems unlikely that an XForms implementation
> would even remotely approach the size of the PDF control, but many
> people choose to add the PDF control to their system because it is a
> very good document presentment technology.  It serves a purpose and is
> easy to deploy on top of IE.  Same idea for XForms.

XForms replaces HTML forms in XHTML 2.0.  Barring a flop for XHTML 2.0, it
seems likely that future HTML browsers will support XForms natively.

Mike Kozlowski
Received on Wednesday, 19 February 2003 16:43:16 UTC

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