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RE: Major problem with schema needs immediate attention.

From: John Boyer <boyerj@ca.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2007 10:46:10 -0700
To: "Klotz, Leigh" <Leigh.Klotz@xerox.com>
Cc: ebruchez@orbeon.com, "Forms WG (new)" <public-forms@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OF233A5771.41C0A2CD-ON88257386.00617074-88257386.0061BA40@ca.ibm.com>
setvalue can't cross models either.

Intentionally, xforms doesn't internally contain mechanisms that move data 
between models.
We do need a communication layer in the future, but it the preference is 
for something that is thought out and intentional, rather than ad hoc and 
anything goes.
As such the only real way to move data between models is external script 
that uses the DOM interface.

Cheers,
John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
STSM: Lotus Forms Architect and Researcher
Chair, W3C Forms Working Group
Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
IBM Victoria Software Lab
E-Mail: boyerj@ca.ibm.com 

Blog: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/blogs/page/JohnBoyer





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Erik wrote:
>Or, put your temp var in a different model.

Yes, this is one of the problems.  You can't use them with calculate if
you put them in another model.
I think you can use setvalue, though.

Leigh.
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