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Re: [XForms 2] New feature - external models

From: T.V Raman <raman@google.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 11:40:04 -0700
Message-ID: <18989.23300.692003.139513@retriever.mtv.corp.google.com>
To: ebruchez@orbeon.com
Cc: public-forms@w3.org
we should consider xInclude -- but we should remember not to do
this unlike the past where
dependencies were inherited simply because "it was related W3C  technology",

Erik Bruchez writes:
 > Quick note on this: we need to at least consider the benefits/ 
 > drawbacks of using XInclude, which provides a simple inclusion semantic.
 > 
 > -Erik
 > 
 > On May 27, 2009, at 8:09 AM, Steven Pemberton wrote:
 > 
 > > Kicking off the future version discussion. Here is the first of the  
 > > features I would like to see.
 > >
 > > External models
 > >
 > > 	<model id="tax" src="taxes.xml" />
 > >
 > > This is above all useful for making several forms for editing a  
 > > model, so that you don't have to keep updating the models all over  
 > > the place as the details change. Binds can be used to shield the  
 > > forms from internal model changes.
 > >
 > > I'm not sure that much has to change to support this, though we need  
 > > to explicitely address the question of whether it is still ok that  
 > > @bind is an idref
 > >
 > > 	<input model="tax" bind="income">...
 > >
 > > Maybe in XForms 2, we could change the use of IDREF into something  
 > > else, so that we are not restricted in the same way as we have been  
 > > (thereby making the switch in repeat problem go away).
 > >
 > > Steven
 > >
 > 
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