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XForms 2.0 Draft review: The bind() function

From: Ulrich Nicolas Lissé <unlisse@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:06:30 +0100
Message-ID: <CAJmsKWAj95V=-kuMcq8nq6H-uxjqJe1NAW8GOt_KJVpweUe+Mw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>
Dear Group,

I propose to add the bind() function
(http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Forms/wiki/Bind_function) to XForms 2.0.

Rationale: The bind() function eases authoring of action blocks
considerably. Until now, an author has to duplicate many binding
expressions when using xf:insert, xf:delete, xf:setvalue, etc. This is
inconvenient, error-prone and prevents decoupling of Model an UI.

I don't see any major problems in specifying bind(). A minor issue
would be circular dependencies, which should be detected by the XForms

Ulrich Nicolas Lissé
Received on Wednesday, 30 January 2013 10:53:51 UTC

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