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[XBL] inherits / inherited

From: Cyril Concolato <cyril.concolato@enst.fr>
Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2006 17:04:38 +0100
Message-ID: <4576EA16.5080207@enst.fr>
To: "WAF WG (public)" <public-appformats@w3.org>

Dear XBL experts,

This email comments on the 7 September 2006 LCWD of XBL 2.0.

In Section 2.6 "The inherited element" and Section 2.7 "The xbl:inherits 
attribute" use the same root 'inherit' while they are about different 
behaviors: - "inherited" is related to the extends attribute and to 
- "inherits" is related to attribute forwarding.
Please rename the second to "forwards" or something less confusing.

Could you explain why the WG prefered specifying the attribute 
'inherits' with a specific syntax (difficult) to parse and not an 
element with sub-elements like the following ?

<attribute name="[bound element's attribute]"/>
<attribute name="xbl:text">some text</attribute>

Cyril Concolato
Received on Wednesday, 6 December 2006 16:19:46 UTC

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