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

From: Colin Paul Adams <colin@colina.demon.co.uk>
Date: 17 Mar 2005 07:07:36 +0000
To: Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@alaska.net>
Cc: "www-forms@w3.org" <www-forms@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m3fyyu698n.fsf@colina.demon.co.uk>

>>>>> "Mike" == Mike Kienenberger <mkienenb@alaska.net> writes:

    >> >>>>> "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
    Mike> 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.

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

Right. That's a real plus.
Colin Paul Adams
Preston Lancashire
Received on Thursday, 17 March 2005 07:08:12 UTC

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