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Re: Backwards Compatibility - XForms

From: Dustin <gohankid77@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2005 23:56:19 -0600
Message-ID: <72ab364a05040121561f1cb05b@mail.gmail.com>
To: W3C Mailing Archives <www-html@w3.org>
You can actually. If you embed it in an XHTML document and reference the 
namespace, you can use XForms in your XHTML document. However, there _would_ 
need to be a way for a UA to determine if XForms or HTML Forms will be used. 
This would be an XHTML issue though, not an XForms issue. Scripting could be 
used to achieve the desired effect, but XHTML2 is trying to focus more on 
client-side validation without scripting. Perhaps a 'noforms' element would 
be a welcome addition? (bad name for an element, I know) ^_^

On Mar 30, 2005 8:10 PM, Kelly Miller <lightsolphoenix@gmail.com> wrote:
> I was wondering, in terms of backwards compatibility, why it wouldn't be
> possible to have a sort of "no XForms" tag that would work akin to the
> noscript and noframes tag? That way, if the browser doesn't support
> XForms, a designer can use a standard HTML form instead, maintaining
> backwards compatibility while not losing the benefits of XForms.
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