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Re: XForms Editor Review

From: Lars Oppermann <lars.oppermann@sun.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 09:12:49 +0100
Message-ID: <44055781.8020501@sun.com>
To: rbraman@bramantax.com, www-forms@w3.org

Hi Richard

Richard Braman wrote:
> I have read about the OO effort but when I open my forms with open 
> office it doesn't do #!@3 <mailto:#!@3>.  I would rather concentrate the 
> effort in xForms community than in OO (and they can particpate) because 
> the implementation knowledge exists in this community.  Who heads Xforms 
> dev in OO?

I do :)

It is not yet decided, whether in upcomming versions of XForms in OOo 
will focus more on the authoring and exporting to XHTML+XForms approach, 
or whether we expand more on the OpenDocument+XForms approach.

You seem to be most interested in a solution that gives you 
XHTML+XForms. Since OOo is not an XHTML authoring tool, making it a 
XHTML+XForms authoring tool is somewhat unlikely. The goal of XForms in 
OOo is to introduce rich declarative XML based forms into the world of 
office productivity applications. Nevertheless, a good XHTML+XForms 
export can also be a part of that.

All the best,
Received on Wednesday, 1 March 2006 08:13:10 UTC

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