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Progress on XForms 1.2 Function Extensions

From: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2008 10:48:04 -0800
To: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Cc: public-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFB5C06A18.648EC194-ON882573CA.0066FD6B-882573CA.006766CF@ca.ibm.com>
Hi Erik,

I know that you have sent regrets for the first two calls of the year due 
to travel, but I got the sense it might be business travel and not 

If so, may I asked if you could squeeze in a bit of time to make some 
updates to the future features wiki to reflect the working group decisions 
about adding function extensions to XForms 1.2.  Also, removing the 
entries for the "decimal-string" and "sumproduct" functions would be 

John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
Senior Technical Staff Member
Lotus Forms Architect and Researcher
Chair, W3C Forms Working Group
Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
IBM Victoria Software Lab
E-Mail: boyerj@ca.ibm.com 

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Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com> 
Sent by: www-forms-request@w3.org
01/08/2008 07:05 AM

"Steven Pemberton" <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
public-forms@w3.org, "www-forms@w3.org" <www-forms@w3.org>
Re: Yahoo! introduces mobile XForms

Here is the Yahoo! page of interest for developers:


And here is one of the interesting bits from the doc:

"Mobile Widgets support forms that allow users to send information 
back to a server. The language is based on XForms, which is more 
than the HTML forms many developers are familiar with."

You go Yahoo! ;-)


On Jan 8, 2008, at 2:43 PM, Steven Pemberton wrote:

> "Admittedly, their marketing folks wouldn't describe it that way, 
> but essentially that's what was announced today. (documentation in 
> PDF format, closely related to what-used-to-be Konfabulator tech) 
> The press release talks about reaching "billions" of mobile 
> consumers; even if you don't put too much emphasis on press releases 
> (you shouldn't) it's still talking about serious use of and 
> commitment to XForms technology."
> http://dubinko.info/blog/2008/01/07/yahoo-introduces-mobile-xforms/

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