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Re: Charter Proposal

From: Sebastian Schnitzenbaumer <sebastian@dreamlab.net>
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2007 13:57:49 +0200
Message-ID: <470383BD.6030404@dreamlab.net>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: public-forms-tf@w3.org

No worries, I'm here. :-)

- Sebastian

Anne van Kesteren schrieb:
> Hi,
> Attached is a propopsed charter for the Forms Task Force. I hope this 
> will help us start up.
> By the way, I said I thought it would be best to wait for Sebastian, but 
> he hasn't replied for over three weeks now so it seems better to move 
> on. Maybe the Forms WG can consider replacing him if he indeed remains 
> absent.
> Kind regards,
> --Anne van Kesteren
> <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
> <http://www.opera.com/>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Forms Task Force Charter (PROPOSAL)
> XForms allows separating the user interface and presentation from the logic
> and model, allowing the same form to be used on a wide variety of devices
> such as voice browsers, handhelds, desktops and even paper. XForms allows
> much more checking and calculation to be done on the client, before the form
> is submitted to the server, providing the user with a much better
> experience, and reducing the need for repeated client-server cycles.
> Web Forms 2.0 builds on top of HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0 in a compatible way
> and provides new strongly-typed input controls, extensions to existing
> controls to specify constraints, XML submission and initialization of forms,
> and other features.
> The goal of the Forms Task Force is to develop a set of guidelines for
> architectural consistency in forms technologies.
> The primary deliverable of the task force is a W3C Note, published jointly
> by the Forms and HTML working groups and with the consensus of the members
> of those groups, outlining guidelines for architectural consistency in forms
> technologies. The HTML WG and Forms WG are expected to evaluate their future
> specifications against these guidelines and report back to the Task Force.
> The Forms Task Force expects to be done by July 2008.
> All discussion related to the deliverable will take place on the publicly
> archived public-forms-tf@w3.org mailing list.
> To be successful, the Forms Task Force is expected to have active
> participation of three HTML working group members and three Forms working
> group members for its duration. Participants are expected to contribute
> 10%-15% of their working time. Participants must be nominated by the HTML
> and Forms working group chairs, up to a maximum of three from each working
> group.
> For a decision to carry all participants of the Forms Task Force need to
> agree or abstain. If any member disagrees there is no descision. Decisions
> are to be made in asynchronous fashion on the public mailing list unless all
> members are present during a meeting. If a member has not replied to a
> request for descision within two weeks after it was posted to the mailing
> list he will automatically abstain unless the member has indicated that he
> or she will be absent during that period.
> The Forms Task Force will communicate with the Forms WG and HTML WG to
> ensure that members of those groups supports the advancements made by the
> Forms Task Force.
> The Forms Task Force will operate under the same patent policy as that of
> the Forms and HTML WG.
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