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Re: About the Web Forms 2 proposal

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2007 23:21:29 -0700
Message-Id: <676EDB21-BE8B-452C-9756-1FF3CD5D11B1@apple.com>
Cc: Doug Schepers <doug.schepers@vectoreal.com>, public-html@w3.org
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>

On Apr 28, 2007, at 11:14 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> That's a good point. Tax forms are pretty complex. But even here,  
> I'm not sure declarative client-side features would help much. For  
> security and data integrity reasons, you really need to checkpoint  
> the data to the server often, time out the login session after some  
> period of inactivity, and verify all the important calculations  
> server-side.
> Maybe we can think of features to improve tax forms. But let's keep  
> in mind that this is a form most people fill in once a year, as  
> opposed to the kind they fill in multiple times a day. I do realize  
> there are exceptions for specific business domains, but I think

Ooops, I forgot to finish my thought. "..., but I think specialized  
problems can be solved by specialized solutions."

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