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Re: Is or isn't scripting needed, was RE: XForms vs. Web Forms

From: Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@alaska.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 16:26:22 -0500
To: "www-forms@w3.org" <www-forms@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0503161626.AA2256254@pavilion>

> >>>>> "Eric" == Eric S Fisher <efisher@fsystems.com> writes:
>     Eric> in the browser (more code) or not trust the client side
>     Eric> validations and repeat them at the server side
 
Colin Paul Adams <colin@colina.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Well, that's needed anyway, for security. How do you know that you are
> going to receive the XML submission from the XForms page you coded? An
> attacker might not be so obliging.

And part of the utility of XForms is that you don't have to rewrite 
validations on the server-side.  The same XForms data can be used for 
validation on both server and client side.  All it costs are a few cpu 
cycles.

-Mike
Received on Wednesday, 16 March 2005 21:25:43 GMT

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