Re: Interactive XML

Subject: Re: Interactive XML
From: Nigel Hutchison <nwoh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 1998 08:27:53 +0200
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
query forms.

<form action="action" method="method" >
<input type="type" name="name" value="value"/> /*many (input fields,
<select name="name" multiple="true" title="title">
<option selected="true" value="value">Content</option> /*many
<radiogroup name="name">
<radio value="value" checked="true" title="title"/>
<checkboxgroup name="name">
<checkbox value="value" checked="true" title="title"/>

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:
>>>>  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.
>>>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
>Sharon Adler
>>Nigel W. O. Hutchison
>>Technical Consultant
>>Software AG Germany		                              
>>Tel +49 (0)6151 92 1207                   
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