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   Re: [xml-dev] Remembering the original XML vision

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From: <AndrewWatt2000@aol.com>

> In a message dated 18/02/2003 05:08:26 GMT Standard Time, 
> ricko@allette.com.au writes:
> > I don't believe users are happy.
> > 
> > At least, not the publishing users.  By making it easy for developers, we
> > have a lot of software which is good for data transmission but still very
> > little that is an advance for data capture.  
> Rick,
> Isn't XForms supposed to fulfil at least one aspect of data capture?

Sure, but what kind of forms interfaces does it give us that we didn't have 
before with the non-XML technologies?   And forms interfaces seems
most geared to the interactive and catalog-market niches.

Rick Jelliffe


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