RE: declarative expressons in WF2

On Mon, 26 Mar 2007, Mike Schinkel wrote:

> ...I'm concerned about where the arbitrary limits will be set and 
> how the design of a subset architecture might be forced to evolve. 
> In my experience everytime I see a group create a subset language 
> it often grows to become a bastardized version of the original 
> because it wasn't originally architected for extension and because 
> needs for flexibility push the language to be more than it was 
> ever designed to be.
> I believe the scope of this issue is large enough it should be 
> addressed by its own working group with people who have 
> programming language design experience as opposed to just markup 
> language design experience.  In other words, seperation of 
> concerns should apply here.

That's why the charter calls for a joint task force with the Forms 
WG who have very extensive experience with forms of a wide range of 
use cases and complexities.

  Dave Raggett <>

Received on Monday, 26 March 2007 21:47:48 UTC