User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.8) Gecko/20050511 Firefox/1.0.4 As I understand a new feature in MS Office 2003 is a way to make it possible to create forms that can be 'downloaded' to the client that can be filled in when in off-line mode and then at a later time, when the connection is restored, will be uploaded back to the server. Thinking about that I realized that there might be a possibility to do this with regular forms on the web giving a interesting edge to the whole concept of forms. This feature can work a bit like the off-line feature of thunderbird; store the unsent form somewhere (preferably browsable), and ask for conformation when firefox detects an active connection. The first obvious problem is the fact that there is no session, and that the session id will obviously change. The off-line formfiller should probably get a new session id before it is allowed to send the form, probably needing a login (which should be asked again). Chances are that there must be done something on the server to accommodate a good way to do this. (special off-line properties that the server must send, so firefox or the server can act differently if necessary) The main aim is to give Firefox an extra edge to make it interesting for business usage, a second aim is to put more emphasis on what open standards can achieve. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open a form 2. Select the new 'store for offline use' option 3. Fill in one or more forms when in offline mode 4. When the user is connected again, upload (replay) the forms to the server. This is more of a request for a discussion, i hope more people are interested in a feature like this.
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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