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Re: Simple things First

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 15:58:31 +0100
Message-ID: <45DC5E17.2080808@orbeon.com>
To: www-forms@w3.org


 > Thank you for an interesting discussion on "Readonly, relevant
 > attributes for trigger". This, however, is not the most painful
 > issue with xforms, because number of triggers is usually low
 > compared to the number of inputs. The most painful issue is (hush
 > hush taboo) You-Know-Which-One... (see posts Monday, 12 February)

There is no taboo in the XForms Working Group. Heck, the group is even
talking about HTML 5 and Web Forms 2.0 from time to time, that's
telling you how open-minded we are ;-)

 > I've included an example (more or less typical), see below. The
 > simplest of forms, nothing special. Could I do better? Beautiful MVC
 > to some, error-prone bloated useless spaghetti to me. This problem
 > has not been touched since 2002, I am worried about the next five
 > years.
 > The problem very simple, has number of simple solutions, and must be
 > addressed to add some value to the new spec. Are we all connected to
 > the same reality? Do you use xforms in production? What kind of
 > forms do you design, if showing an appropriate message is not
 > important? Please respond, I won't be trolling anymore.

I don't see any trolling. Suggestions are always welcome. Don't take a
lack of feedback as an admission from XForms users or Working Group
members that your problem is not a problem.

You can also send more formal requests to the working group at:



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