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Subject: RE: [wsbpel-uc] Modified templates from David

RTF should be easily consumable, but it appears there are some issues.

XML/CSS would be great but how would we embed diagrams?  SVG?  We'd also
need server-side processing for the form submission process.
Technically tempting, but I'd rather not go there at this time.

I'd love to suggest Infopath but this approach assumes everyone has a
copy of InfoPath available to fill out the form.  (As with XML-CSS,
displaying the form is simple - filling out the form that poses the

I can hack up a simple Javascript mailto: form but this is not very
elegant (this approach could also alarm some people when a browser
warning appears regarding the form sending email).

I guess I could generate a PDF form out of the template, but this still
won't resolve the issue regarding diagrams.  Perhaps diagrams should
only be attachments...


> -----Original Message-----
> From: David RR Webber [mailto:david@drrw.info]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 7:41 AM
> To: John Evdemon; wsbpel-uc@lists.oasis-open.org
> Subject: Re: [wsbpel-uc] Modified templates from David
> John,
> Looks great - please submit to Kavi.
> RTF is another one of those things that refuses to die, eh?
> HTML has advantage that you can view it easily online - but
> is easier to edit - we never did get that XML + CSS thing to
> fly ; -)
> Thanks, DW.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Evdemon" <jevdemon@microsoft.com>
> To: <wsbpel-uc@lists.oasis-open.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2004 5:29 PM
> Subject: [wsbpel-uc] Modified templates from David
> Attached are the "tweaks" I have made to David's
> contributions.
> If there are no objections I will post these (along with the
> other Use
> Cases) out to Kavi using the new format we discussed today.
> Note: The templates will be in RTF format.  AFAIK RTF format
> is
> cross-platform compatible.  If there are no objections I will
> assume
> that the RTF format should be used for the templates.
> I've also attached a blank template.   Note that the blank
> template
> allows contributors to modify the template as needed.  Again,
> let me
> know if there are any objections on this.
> Thanks!
> John
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