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Re: [Moderator Action] XForms WD 20020821 - 3.2.1 Host Languages, Foreign Attributes and XForms

From: Thierry Michel <tmichel@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2002 18:15:30 +0200
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To: <AndrewWatt2001@aol.com>, <www-forms@w3.org>, <www-forms-editor@w3.org>

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Subject: [Moderator Action] XForms WD 20020821 - 3.2.1 Host Languages,
Foreign Attributes and XForms


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> What is the design rationale behind the statement that all XForms elements
> must accept foreign attributes?
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> Does this mean that all XForms elements must accept XLink elements, for
> example? Or is 3.2.2 intended implicitly to exclude XLink elements in the
> context of 3.2.1?
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> If the only foreign attributes NOT allowed generally on XForms elements
are
> XLink attributes what is the cause for such anti-XLink prejudice in the
> XForms WG?
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> Am I correct in assuming that "foreign attributes" means attributes from
> namespaces other than the XForms namespace?
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> 3.2.1 also states that a host language "must" include an attribute of type
> xsd:ID on each XForms element. Why?
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> I suggest that either some explanation be provided in 3.2.1 or a forward
> reference given to some discussion of the thinking behind these decisions.
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> Andrew Watt
Received on Tuesday, 3 September 2002 12:16:00 GMT

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