[Standards] XEP-0235: data forms?

Fabio Forno fabio.forno at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 20:24:28 UTC 2008

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 12:38 PM, Pedro Melo <melo at simplicidade.org> wrote:

> > In fact I'd say that Data Forms are good when you don't know in
> > advance all the possible fields, or when you have complex input
> > schemes that must be rendered in clients (e.g. muc or pubsub
> > configuration).
> >
>  I think that only the second case holds, when you need to present it to a
> human.
>  If you don't know in advance the fields, your software will not know what
> to do with them either, right?

Yep, it was just badly written. Rendering is the only purpose of forms
I see, especially when you don't know in advance the fields or, even
if statically defined, when they are complex and you need some layout.


Fabio Forno, Ph.D.
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