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RE: XForms Myths Exposed - By Ian Hixie (Opera)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 15:31:20 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Goodrich, Christopher Michael" <cmgoodr@sandia.gov>
Cc: www-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0503111529580.17726@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 11 Mar 2005, Goodrich, Christopher Michael wrote:
>
> Ideal --- If we have a web browser that's xforms compatible.  When is
> Firefox going to go mainstream with this again? 

My understanding is that Mozilla, Microsoft, Opera and Safari have no 
plans to ship XForms support with the default browser. However, there are 
plugins available from Mozilla and IE to enable XForms support there, and 
there are tools that convert XForms on the server to HTML forms on the 
client so that it works even with down-level UAs.

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