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Re: AJAX vs. Xforms

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 05:58:42 -0500
Message-ID: <43689BE2.5040901@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Vincent Berger <vincent.berger@afp.com>
CC: Caroline Jarrett <caroline.jarrett@effortmark.co.uk>, www-forms@w3.org

Vincent Berger wrote:

> And, I'm quiet sure that, if someone doesn't know how to install 
> plugins, he/she doesn't
> know how to plug all that awful heap of wires behind the UC, install the 
> games he saw in the neighborhood,
> launch the DVD/Divx player, and above all, connect to the ISP !!!
> With computer, you can't do something whithout a specialist, (or 
> spending lot of nights on it)

Exactly.


> And in a opposite view, If some people are against open standard 
> specifications, (XForms is one of them)
> then we have a big problem.

We're not against open standard specifications. We're against, poor 
quality, incomplete, unreliable implementations of those specs. And 
we're quite annoyed that a spec we actually like is crippled by the lack 
of conformant, free-as-in-speech, multiplatform  implementations. We 
hope for the day when that isn't the case, but we're realistic enough to 
acknowledge that day isn't today and it isn't tomorrow either.

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