[jdev] about JEP-0004
stpeter at jabber.org
Fri May 7 10:53:45 CDT 2004
In general, there will be two entities involved in any data forms
"Thing One" defines the form, processes submitted forms, and returns
"Thing Two" receives empty forms, submits forms, and receives results.
Perhaps the terms I used are a bit confusing, because "Thing One" can
"provide" data via form results.
Would the terms "form processing entity" and "form submitting entity" be
On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 10:33:33PM -0500, Ryan Eatmon wrote:
> Data gatherer == thing asking the question. Ie, a component asking you
> to fill out a form. You might tell it that you want to search, but it
> asks you to fill out the form (ie, gathers data from you)
> Data provider == thing filling out the form and submitting it. You.
> The result set is not coming from you, the data provider. You provided
> the data to search on, and the results come from the gatherer.
> Does that make sense?
> Yang Yue Xiang wrote:
> >In section 4.1 of JEP-0004, it seems there is an error.
> >Table 1:
> >Form Types Type Description
> >form The data-gathering entity is requesting the data-providing
> >entity to complete a form.
> >submit The data-providing entity is submitting data to the
> >data-gathering entity.
> >cancel The data-providing entity has cancelled submission of
> >data to the data-gathering entity.
> >result The data-gathering entity is returning data (e.g., search
> >results) to the data-providing entity, or the data is a generic data set.
> >For the last entry, i am wondering whether it should be "The
> >data-PROVIDING entity is returning data (e.g., search results) to the
> >data-GATHERING entity, or the data is a generic data set."
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