[standards-jig] Re: x:data question

Jean-Louis Seguineau/EXC/ENG jean-louis.seguineau at antepo.com
Thu Jul 24 12:12:01 UTC 2003

Oops, the headline type slipped through. You're perfectly right that x:data
interactive forms must not apply then.

You've perfectly summed up the issue. There is theoriticaly nothing against
using x:data forms in type chat message. This just doesn't fit into the way
chats are rendered by almost every client implementation.

Any thoughs ?


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> Subject: Re: [standards-jig] x:data question
> From: Jeremy Nickurak <atrus at jabber.spam.rifetech.com>
> To: standards-jig at jabber.org
> Date: 24 Jul 2003 00:01:30 -0600
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> On Wed, 2003-07-23 at 13:07, Jean-Louis Seguineau/EXC/ENG wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >=20
> > I would like to have the "official" position about using x:data
>  to
> > render a form in the context of <message/>
> >=20
> > The particular issue is related to the message type. Although I
> d
> > the use of x:data in a normal message (with not type or a
> ) I
> > have some difficulties fitting the use of x:data to render a form in a
> > type=3D'chat' message. In most cases chat messages are all posted in the
> same
> > windozs identifying the conversation, with the complete thread showing
> > the window.
> > Isn't there a case here to limit the use of x:data for form rendering to
> > certain message types (normal, maybe headline) ?
> Definately not for headline. Headline explicitly means that the message
> is of a one-way broadcast type, so sending a filled out form back
> wouldn't make sense at all.
> My gut tells me that type=3Dchat shouldn't have a problem with x:data...
> chat means that there's a one-on-one conversation of sorts, and fields
> to fill out don't seem to specifically contradict that idea. That
> doesn't mean I can imagine a way to implement them in a way that would
> relate to the chat window.
> --=20
> Jeremy Nickurak -=3D Email/Jabber: atrus at rifetech.com =3D-
> "I do not know how World War III will be fought,  but World War IV
> will be fought with sticks and stones." -- Einstein

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