Re: Interactive XML

Subject: Re: Interactive XML
From: Sharon Adler <sca@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 21:37:28 -0400
At 11:40 AM 6/24/98 +0200, Nigel Hutchison wrote:
>At 06:57 AM 6/24/98 +0100, you wrote:
>>>  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
>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
>Nigel W. O. Hutchison
>Technical Consultant
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