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Re: insert and delete

From: Erik Bruchez <ebruchez@orbeon.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:23:59 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAc0PEWXrDs4TWTH7S2zCmOm5sPVwtmQ5Cgw-s4zz0R35qE--Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Cc: "public-xformsusers@w3.org" <public-xformsusers@w3.org>
> Now, I'm OK with how insert works. It does a best effort.
> However, I'm less happy with deleting when @at is out-of-range, since you
> are losing information.
> Personally I'd prefer delete only to delete items if @at is in range.

I am not sure I like the `<insert>` succeeding with "cat" much either. And
there are already ways of specifying the first and last items:

    <insert context="list" ref="item" at="1" origin="node"/> - inserts at
    <insert context="list" ref="item" at="last*()" origin="node"/> -
inserts at end

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