The <form:input> element is used to generate one or more HTML INPUT elements based on the presence of one or more replacement data items. The number of INPUT elements created corresponds with the number of replacement data items with the name specified by the <form:input> element's name attribute.
Name: Specifies the name of the replacement data items that are used to create the INPUT elements. The attribute value is used as the value of the name attribute of the created INPUT elements.
type or TYPE: Specifies the value of the type attribute of the created INPUT elements.
value: If the value attribute's value is equal to “yes,” then a value attribute is added to the created INPUT elements whose value is the string value of the replacement data item. If the value attribute's value is other than “yes,” the content of the created INPUT elements is set to the string value of the replacement data item.
<form:input name=“responder-dn” TYPE=“hidden” value=“yes”/>
creates one or more INPUT elements similar to
<INPUT name=“responder-dn” TYPE=“hidden” value=“\PERIN-TAO\novell\phb”/>