[JDEV] forms

Richard Klein richwklein at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 3 14:16:45 CDT 2001

Another standard that might be considered for this is XUL.

>From: DJ Adams <dj.adams at pobox.com>
>Reply-To: jdev at jabber.org
>To: jdev at jabber.org
>Subject: Re: [JDEV] forms
>Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 17:10:59 +0100
>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 
> > with the scheme you suggested, only a long list of input 
> > Why shouldn't Jabber use XHTML/CSS to display forms? That way it fits 
> > 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 
>It may be worth having a word with the folks on the forms JIG
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