Re: Interactive XML

Subject: Re: Interactive XML
From: Sharon Adler <sca@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 1998 20:15:29 -0400
Nigel, those are some of the things I am talking about when I use the term


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
>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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