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Re: Fw: [ANN] formsPlayer provides support for Selenium automated testing tool

From: Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 13:56:47 +0100
Message-ID: <640dd5060703260556o37359440vb9701bfe3b5f5c77@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Charles F Wiecha" <wiecha@us.ibm.com>
Cc: www-forms <www-forms@w3.org>

Hi Charlie,

> Mark -- sounds interesting.  I'd bet the properties you've added to allow
> programmatic access from Selenium to a running form would also be useful in
> driving a form from a script-based AJAX application.  Charlie

Indeed. The same properties can also be used for accessibility
purposes (giving data to a speech engine), as well as for
'serialising' the current state of a form. We already use this latter
feature to obtain an XSL:FO 'snapshot' of a running form so that it
can be converted to PDF, and of course, as you'd expect it's used to
facilitate 'save and resume'.



  Mark Birbeck, formsPlayer

  mark.birbeck@x-port.net | +44 (0) 20 7689 9232
  http://www.formsPlayer.com | http://internet-apps.blogspot.com

  standards. innovation.
Received on Monday, 26 March 2007 12:56:55 UTC

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