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Re: XForms and Ajax

From: Suzan Foster <suzan.foster@nerocmediaware.nl>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 14:42:16 +0200
Message-ID: <4270DA28.3000302@nerocmediaware.nl>
To: www-forms@w3.org

I actually found myself using XMLHttpRequest in conjunction with XForms 
recently. Partially because I initially had empty repeats, and so no 
final member to copy. But mainly to retrieve a server-side initialized 
structure with an unique id. That said, it's still a hardly-portable 
workaround. Maybe I should dub the practice: 'Feijenoord' ;o)

Suzan Foster.
Mark Birbeck wrote:

>If you are following the various discussions on Ajax (can you avoid them!)
>then you might be interested in a blog I've written on why XForms is better:
>  Ajax, Hard Facts, Brass Tacks ... and Bad Slacks
>  "[A]s many have said ... XMLHttpRequest is not a newly devised technique,
>  but rather a generally accepted replacement for a very old technique. But
>  ultimately that technique is a workaround since the real problem is ...
>  HTML forms."
>A follow-up blog will show how to do Google Suggest with XForms.
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