[FoRK] DBs and online forms

Bill Humphries bill
Tue Oct 4 19:38:18 PDT 2005


On Oct 4, 2005, at 7:17 PM, Culture Lab wrote:

> So, the next step is to see if anyone's created such an app,  
> translating either raw data right into a predefined form or created  
> a database backend to do live processing of the input to the  
> Acrobat PDF file on line. Am I making any sense? (This isn't my  
> field, which is why I'm asking around here.)

Take a look at the Apache Cocoon framework and the Lenya CMS (built  
on top of Cocoon.)

Coocon's all about document creation pipelines, and it sounds like  
something that can use XSL-FO to generate "official big bank co"  
forms would fit your needs.

-- whump



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