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Re: Form tag(s), implied model(s)and implied submission

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 10:38:57 -0700
Message-Id: <A1AEC161-F62A-451A-947A-9B9DA8339E11@orbeon.com>
To: public-forms <public-forms@w3.org>

All,

What if you just want to use <form> to group a model and controls? In  
that case, I think there should be no required attributes on <form>,  
and no implicit submission should be created.

-Erik

On May 9, 2008, at 1:44 AM, Nick_Van_den_Bleeken@inventivegroup.com  
wrote:

>
> All,
>
> We were a bit under manned on the previous XForms call, but  
> nevertheless we decided to make a resolution to add the optional  
> form container element to the XForms language. I'm eager to write  
> some spec ready text related to "Form tag(s), implied model(s)and  
> implied submission". But just want to be sure that the people that  
> couldn't attend the previous call are in line with what I felt what  
> the direction on the previous call was.
>
> 1) Add a form tag with :
>      - required action attribute : Maps to action attribute on a  
> submission
>      - optional method attribute : Maps to method on submission
>      - optional enctype attribute : Maps to serialization  on  
> submission
>      - We don't support the following attributes : accept, name,  
> onsubmit, onreset, accept-charset
>
> 2) Form element creates an implicit model if no model is present as  
> a child. The current model is changed to the first model child of  
> model or the implicit model if no model element was present as a  
> child of the form element
>
> 3) An implicit submission is added to the 'first' model (can be the  
> implied model) of the form element using the attributes on the form  
> element
>
> 4) Allow submission attributes on the send and submit elements, the  
> local attributes will override the attributes of the referenced  
> submission. When no submission is specified the implied submission  
> will be used as a basis.
>
> Regards,
>
> Nick Van den Bleeken  -  Research & Development Manager
> Inventive Designers
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>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Forms/wiki/Allow_submission_elements_without_model_element
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