Re: Interactive XML
Nigel, those are some of the things I am talking about when I use the term "behaviors". Sharon At 08:27 AM 6/26/98 +0200, Nigel Hutchison wrote: >Very informally, to see if what you guys are talking about is what I'm >talking about -here >is an extract from our prototype description which covers dynamically >generated >query forms. > ><form action="action" method="method" > ><input type="type" name="name" value="value"/> /*many (input fields, >buttonsetc) ><select name="name" multiple="true" title="title"> ><option selected="true" value="value">Content</option> /*many ></select> ><radiogroup name="name"> ><radio value="value" checked="true" title="title"/> ></radiogroup> ><checkboxgroup name="name"> ><checkbox value="value" checked="true" title="title"/> ></checkboxgroup> ></form> > > > > > > >At 09:37 PM 6/25/98 -0400, you wrote: >>At 11:40 AM 6/24/98 +0200, Nigel Hutchison wrote: >>>At 06:57 AM 6/24/98 +0100, you wrote: >>>>Bill >>>>> I'm curious if others >share that view [on the need for interactivity], >>>>and how much thought and work has gone into >>>>>this aspect of XSL so far. Is this a version 1.0 issue? Or >>>>>does it wait till we get hung punctuation nailed? >>>> >>>>Others share the concern. The XML/EDI community has made a number of >>>>comments on the current, inadequate, XSL requirements statement, and has >>>>repeatedly pointed out that a generalized mechanism is a must. >Unfortunately >>>>it looks like we won't get it for Version 1.0, and will not get a date for >>>>it in this century. However, I live in hope and eagerly await next month's >>>>draft in the hope I will be proved wrong. >>>> >>>>Martin Bryan >>> >>>We did an experiment here at Software AG where we took an application >>>with an HTML interface and converted it to use XML using XSL stylesheets. >>> >>>As the original interface generated its own HTML forms we defined a sort >>>of XML version of HTML form elements. Then we thought up more high level >>>elements for radio button GROUPs,etc - rather in the style of CGI.pm >>>Of course we also realised it would be nice to have a standard. >>> >>>There must be others on this list with similar hands on experience. >>> >>>We could come up with a proposal on this list could we not? >>Yes, you could and we would love to have it from you. Thanks for you >thought. >> >>Sharon Adler >>> >>>regards >>> >>>Nigel W. O. Hutchison >>>Technical Consultant >>>Software AG Germany >>>mailto:nwoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx >>> >>>Tel +49 (0)6151 92 1207 >>> * >>> >>> >>> XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list >>> >>> >> >> >> XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list >> > >Nigel W. O. Hutchison >Technical Consultant >Software AG Germany >mailto:nwoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx > >Tel +49 (0)6151 92 1207 > * > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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