[Standards] Feedback on I/O Object Forms

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Fri Mar 16 15:57:23 UTC 2007

Julian Kölle wrote:
> -------- Original-Nachricht -------- Datum: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 13:08:47
> +0100 Von: Jakob Schroeter <js at camaya.net>
>> Of course, re-using Data Forms doesn't mean you have to re-use
>> existing client implementations, or any GUI at all.
>> In general, though, I'm just opposing to duplication of yet another
>>  protocol iff the same can be achieved with something existing.
> I don't like reinventing the wheel, too. But X-Data was designed for
> machine to human interaction. Why not have a data form for machine to
> machine interaction?

I don't understand that assertion. The *examples* in XEP-0004 show GUIs 
because that's what people are familiar with, but I don't see anything 
in the data forms protocol that limits it to human-machine interaction.


Peter Saint-Andre
XMPP Standards Foundation

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