[whatwg] Detecting Web Forms for future proof scripts?

Dean Edwards dean at edwards.name
Mon Oct 2 10:55:13 PDT 2006

Kornel Lesinski wrote:
> On Mon, 02 Oct 2006 17:37:28 +0100, Shawn Wilsher <me at shawnwilsher.com> 
> wrote:
>>> This project appears to be dead for over a year now. It seems to have at
>>> least intention to support Gecko, but I couldn't get it to work properly
>>> in Firefox.
>> Just because the project appears to be dead doesn't mean you should
>> just disregard all the work that has been done with it before.  It's
>> original aim is only for IE (as stated in the description).  However,
>> it has a large amount of work already done - why reinvent the wheel?
> If I need just a feature or two, it's easier for me to write and 
> maintain my own bit of code rather than rip it out of an unfinished, 
> unstable code that I'm not familiar with.
> I'd love to use that script once it's production-ready.

The project isn't dead. We stopped developing it as Mozilla had not 
started on WF2. That has now changed [1] and we will soon restart 

There is no intention to support Gecko, it is an IE only implementation.

Although it is not production ready, it is pretty close. By all means 
download and play with it. Let me know if you find any bugs!


[1] https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=344614

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