[JDEV] forms

DJ Adams dj.adams at pobox.com
Wed Oct 3 11:10:59 CDT 2001

On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 05:54:46PM +0200, Sebastiaan 'CBAS' Deckers wrote:
> Hello,
> IMO, the forms JEP are incredibly simplistic.
> I honestly don't see how one could build a decent form (I mean the layout)
> with the scheme you suggested, only a long list of input fields/boxes/etc.
> Why shouldn't Jabber use XHTML/CSS to display forms? That way it fits into
> Jabber's XML tags and we can guarantee forms will look (almost) identical on
> every user's display.
> btw, why don't you include an editable pull-down box in the JEP? (I wish
> they had put them into the HTML spec!)
> Oh, I think you left out file-selection boxes ... those can be quite useful.


It may be worth having a word with the folks on the forms JIG
the info for the mailing list was in Peter's post, or can be
got from the http://dev.jabber.org page. 

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