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Re: 1.1 spec correction for unspecified submission method

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 16:14:52 -0800
Message-Id: <8EF75BA6-0858-41C9-B074-B63249FB12C1@orbeon.com>
To: Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>
That sounds reasonable except that it is a little annoying to have to  
add a new "method-error" error type, since this type does not exist yet.


On Feb 18, 2009, at 1:54 PM, John Boyer wrote:

> At some time since CR, it was noticed that we did not say what a  
> submission would do if the resource URI was not specified, and we  
> have corrected the 1.1 spec to say that you get an xforms-submit- 
> error with error-type of resource-error
> I was doing a code review on Ubiquity XForms implementation of the  
> method element, and noticed that the 1.1 spec has the same problem  
> for the method.  The spec says that one of the method attribute or  
> method element must be specified, but it does not say what happens  
> if the author violates the requirement.  It looks like a simple  
> omission error, i.e. clearly you should ge tan xforms-submit-error  
> with an error-type of method-error.
> John M. Boyer, Ph.D.
> STSM, Interactive Documents and Web 2.0 Applications
> Chair, W3C Forms Working Group
> Workplace, Portal and Collaboration Software
> IBM Victoria Software Lab
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