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Re: New introduction to XForms 2.0

From: Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:03:48 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAc0PEUC7oY8ucoALet6dBG8Dzy9Q9Hpa6sBwQXqD7Fh1cNMLg@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>
Cc: Steven Pemberton <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>, Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>, "public-xformsusers@w3.org" <public-xformsusers@w3.org>, "www-forms@w3.org" <www-forms@w3.org>
John,

Good points.

Steven, I had another quick pass at the latest version, and I think it
looks pretty good.


-Erik

On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 4:56 PM, John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com> wrote:
> Hi Steven,
>
> The preamble is looking good, thanks for the changes.
> The one bullet point that is not like the others is "Structured, typed data
> is supported." It does not communicate the advantage(s) like the others do.
> I could recommend something that accentuates submissions and the direct
> bindings of UI controls and model item properties, like this:
>
> * Structured, typed data is supported. The hierarchical data structures that
> REST and web services produce and consume are directly consumed and produced
> by forms, preserving the data structure throughout an end-to-end solution.
> The form's controls and data model processing constructs bind directly to
> and operate directly on hierarchical data structures. Although XML is the
> principal format for this, other transmission formats like JSON and CSV are
> also supported.
>
> Maybe some further word swizzling could connect "end-to-end solution" with
> the compatibility of forms, via REST services, with various NoSQL storage
> solutions, like MongoDB or CouchDB.
>
> Either way, you may even then want to move this first.
>
> Best regards,
> John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
> IBM Distinguished Engineer & IBM Master Inventor
> @johnboyerphd | boyerj@ca.ibm.com
>
>
>
>
> From:        "Steven Pemberton" <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>
> To:        "www-forms@w3.org" <www-forms@w3.org>,
> "public-xformsusers@w3.org" <public-xformsusers@w3.org>, "Steven Pemberton"
> <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl>,
> Cc:        "Forms WG" <public-forms@w3.org>
> Date:        02/24/2014 08:07 AM
> Subject:        Re: New introduction to XForms 2.0
> ________________________________
>
>
>
> Thanks to all who commented.
>
> I have updated it at http://www.cwi.nl/~steven/forms/intro.html
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Steven Pemberton
>
>
> On Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:34:45 +0100, Steven Pemberton
> <Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl> wrote:
>
>> Dear XForms users,
>>
>> I have rewritten the introduction to XForms for the XForms 2.0 spec and
>> would appreciate any comments you might have.
>>
>> http://www.cwi.nl/~steven/forms/intro.html
>>
>> I have tried to simplify it. Are there any features that don't get
>> mentioned that ought to be?
>> Are there things mentioned that don't need to be?
>>
>> Thanks for any help.
>>
>> Steven Pemberton
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 01:04:38 UTC

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