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Re: Do we need an XForms actions module if we switch to XML events 2?

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 10:10:20 -0700
Message-Id: <B14886D0-7FBD-478C-BBF1-CC9CBB513F3A@orbeon.com>
To: "public-forms (new)" <public-forms@w3.org>

Nick,

The event() function is already part of XML Events 2, at least as of  
the 16 February 2007 draft. [1]

-Erik

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-xml-events-20070216/

On Aug 12, 2008, at 5:55 AM, Nick_Van_den_Bleeken@inventivegroup.com  
wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> When doing my action item 'move Actions module for XForms 1.2 to XML  
> Events 2.'  I wasn't sure we need the XForms actions module anymore.
>
> XML events contains:
>
>   - the action element
>   - if and while attributes
>
> It also contains a dipatchEvent element what our dispatch element  
> does, excluding our delay attribute. Shouldn't we use the same  
> element as defined in XML events 2 (if we don't want to change our  
> element name, maybe we should contact the people from XML events 2,  
> and ask them to change it, our spec is already a Public REC). We  
> should also contact them asking to add the delay attribute that we  
> introduced in XForms 1.1.
>
> So the only missing bit is the event() function which we also could  
> add in one of the XPath functions modules.
>
> What does everybody think about this?
>
> Regards,
>
> Nick Van den Bleeken  -  Research & Development Manager
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