[standards-jig] UPDATED: JEP-0004

Joe Hildebrand jhildebrand at jabber.com
Wed Sep 25 15:25:46 UTC 2002

Ok, now *I'm* confused.  Why can't you use an x:data form in a
<message/> to pop up forms and do dialog exchanges?  That's just a
potential use of the protocol.  All your client needs to do is render
forms as they come in, which a couple of clients already do.

Ralph Siemsen <ralphs at blueairnetworks.com> writes:

> Thomas Muldowney wrote:
>> A quick question so I can better reply to your position.  Are you
>> comparing this to XForms or HTML Forms?  You're previous reply made it
>> seem like you were comparing to the weak HTML Forms, but now it seems
>> more like XForms.
> Neither and both, really... I think there are strengths and
> weakenesses in both, and I'm not really trying to advocate using
> either one directly in jabber... however, for many of the applications
> I am working on, it would be tremendously helpful if I could pop up
> forms and do dialog exchanges via jabber.  I initially thought that
> x:data was the means to doing this, but have been corrected in my
> thinking.
> -R
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Joe Hildebrand
Chief Architect
Jabber, Inc.

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