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Re: XForms 2.0 Draft review: The bind() function

From: Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2013 10:53:40 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAc0PEXAMDzMS3RXT65bRwk7KEK4ZX5cf9q-vu9MsQJWyAOmag@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ulrich Nicolas Lissť <unlisse@gmail.com>
Cc: Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>
+1. We had agreed to add it, and I don't think there is any reason not to.

-Erik

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Ulrich Nicolas Lissť
<unlisse@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> Processor.
>
> Regards,
> Uli.
> --
> Ulrich Nicolas Lissť
>
>
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