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Re: New To Do Lists example online

From: Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org>
Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2005 00:17:17 +0100
Message-ID: <436948FD.4070606@bruchez.org>
To: www-forms@w3.org

It may just be a compatibility issue with IE 5.5 (BTW IE 5.5 is now 5 
years  old and 2.1 % of the hits on a non-technical site I am monitoring 
- IE 6 is 81.3 %). Still, we will have to look into it. Again, remember, 
the OPS 3.0 XForms engine is beta.

-Erik

Jason Eacott wrote:
> Looks great - does nothing :(
> using IE5.5 nothing I click on the form has any effect - submissions are made 
> - sometimes, but still nothing changes.
> sorry - this implementation isnt generic enough for me maybe too much 
> javascript or something, but google's ajax toys work for me!
> Think I'll stick with the non-superdooper ajaxed chiba xforms implementation 
> for now.
> 
> also - on another note,
> I'm with Elliotte, If you've gotta have another plugin, then its probably too hard.
> 
> regards
> Jason.
> 
> 
> Date sent:      	Tue, 01 Nov 2005 14:03:33 +0100
> From:           	Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org>
> To:             	www-forms@w3.org
> Subject:        	New To Do Lists example online
> Forwarded by:   	www-forms@w3.org
> Date forwarded: 	Tue, 01 Nov 2005 13:03:50 +0000
> 
> 
>>All,
>>
>>I thought I would point to a new example that we developped. It
>>implements a dynamic user interface for To Do lists done 100% with
>>XForms, on top of the open-source-Ajax-enabled OPS XForms engine. Go
>>try it out here (it works with stock Firefox and IE):
>>
>>   http://www.orbeon.com/ops/goto-example/xforms-todo
>>
>>This example illustrates many cool XForms features, such as:
>>
>>   o Nested xforms:repeat
>>
>>   o Use of "relevant" for conditional display of controls
>>
>>   o Typing which allows for automatic formatting of dates
>>
>>   o Use of xforms:submission with instance="replace", here to call a
>>     service able to format an XML document into HTML.
>>
>>   o Use of multiple instances
>>
>>   o Use of xforms:setfocus and xforms:setindex
>>
>>The formatted source code of the page is available here:
>>
>>   http://www.orbeon.com/ops/goto-source/xforms-todo/view.xhtml
>>
>>Constructive feedback is always appreciated!
>>
>>Enjoy,
>>
>>-Erik
>>
>>Note #1: There is no persistence: it's just a UI demo for now.
>>
>>Note #2: We plan for the OPS XForms engine to support Opera and Safari
>>in the future. Like with all Ajax-based software, there is some
>>compatibility work to do to get there, but all modern browsers will be
>>supported at some point. Contrary to most Ajax-based development
>>however, the developers of OPS are taking care of cross-browser
>>compatibility, while you concentrate on writing your application with
>>XForms.
>>
>>Note #3: We are still working on performance (the software is in beta
>>after all).
>>
> 
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 2 November 2005 23:17:27 GMT

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