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Fwd: Re: Fwd: [xml-dev] Re: Native XML Interfaces

From: Alain Couthures <alain.couthures@agencexml.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2013 09:27:12 +0200
Message-ID: <51AC4550.5070501@agencexml.com>
To: Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>, "public-xformsusers@w3.org" <public-xformsusers@w3.org>

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Sujet: 	Re: Fwd: [xml-dev] Re: Native XML Interfaces
Date : 	Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:50:45 +0900
De : 	Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Répondre à : 	liam@w3.org
Organisation : 	W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Pour : 	Timothy W. Cook <timothywayne.cook@gmail.com>
Copie à : 	xml-dev@lists.xml.org" <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>

On Sat, 2013-06-01 at 11:33 -0300, Timothy W. Cook wrote:
> An very interesting (for me) thread.  A lot of good historical
> information.  What I find conspicuously missing is commentary about
> XForms in all of this.

XForms really needed/needs more front-end developers and browser
developers who are willing to tolerate XML and who talk to middleware
and back-end people.

The same is true of XSLT and XPath in the Web browser.

I hope next year we can start some dialogues there -- I'd hoped for this
year but the W3C meeting that's the obvious venue will be in China this
year and the right people won't be there.

What's needed includes
. documenting the way XSLT and XPath are supposed to work in Web
browsers, complete with the JavaScript interfaces...
. raising awareness that XSLT and XPath are actually used
. making the Open Web Platform able to support tools like XForms (and
EXI!) natively, if that support makes sense, as I suspect it does.


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