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XForms 2 review of sections up to 7

From: Erik Bruchez <erik@bruchez.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:20:46 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAc0PEXaMzZ86fePS3yqS1nOqaqq2QbyitLVxzTj-8JS=xbnoQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Forms WG <public-forms@w3.org>, "public-xformsusers@w3.org" <public-xformsusers@w3.org>

1. Sections 5.2.4 xforms:dayTimeDuration and 5.2.5 xforms:yearMonthDuration:

These XForms types might no longer be needed as these types are part
of XPath 2.0 and 3.0 and XML Schema 1.1. [1][2]

This is a bit problematic because for consistency with other types,
xforms:dayTimeDuration and xforms:yearMonthDuration should be the same
as xs:dayTimeDuration and xs:yearMonthDuration, but allowing empty

2. In section 7.8 The header Element, we require the nested <name> and
<value> elements. By analogy with <item>'s @name / @value, we should
also allow for @name / @value attributes.

3. Related, in section 8.3.2 The item Element (a bit ahead):


It is unclear (or unspecified) that <item> supports the @value
attribute. We should clarify that. There are examples using the @value

4. Finally, I did a minor edit:



[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath-functions/#duration-subtypes
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema11-2/#yearMonthDuration
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